from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In anatomy, dissection of the membranes of the animal body; hymenological anatomy.
- noun In surgery, incision of the hymen, practised in certain cases of imperforation of the vagina, in order to give exit to blood retained and accumulated in the cavity of the uterus.
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- noun surgery The
surgical removalor openingof the hymen.
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Hart then launches into a harrowing account of her pre-marriage hymenotomy, the violent taking of her virginity by a patronizing physician.