from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical removal of part or all of the uterus.
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- n. The surgical procedure to remove all of or part of the uterus.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery, the excision of the uterus.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. surgical removal of the uterus
From hyster- + -ectomy. (Wiktionary)