Hysterotomy

A hysterotomy (also known as an emergency abdominal rescue in cases of shoulder dystocia) is an incision in the uterus, commonly combined with a laparotomy during a caesarean section. Hysterotomies are also performed during fetal surgery. In fetal surgery, without inhibition of uterine contractions, premature labor is a complication that occurs in...
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Hysterotomy

• (n.) The Caesarean section. See under Caesarean.
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hysterotomy

(from the article `abortion`) ...contractions; alternatively, the administration of prostaglandins by injection, suppository, or other method may be used to induce contractions, ...
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hysterotomy

(his″tәr-ot´ә-me) incision of the uterus. abdominal hysterotomy incision of the uterus through the wall of the abdomen. Called also abdominohysterotomy and laparohysterotomy.
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hysterotomy

noun surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
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Hysterotomy

Hys`ter·ot'o·my noun [ Greek 'yste`ra womb + ... to cut: confer French hystérotomie .] (Medicine) The Cæsarean section. See under Cæsarean .
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hysterotomy

hysterotomy A surgical operation in which the uterus is opened to remove a fetus before 28 weeks' gestation. After 28 weeks, it would be called a caesarean section. It is now seldom used as a method of abortion.
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hysterotomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: his′ter-ot′ŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Incision of the uterus. Synonyms: metrotomy, uterotomy
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hysterotomy

[n] - surgical incision into the uterus (as in cesarean section)
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