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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hysterectomy mean? 

  The noun HYSTERECTOMY has 1 sense:

1. surgical removal of the uterus

  Familiarity information: HYSTERECTOMY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Surgical removal of the uterus

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Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("hysterectomy" is a kind of...):

ablation; cutting out; excision; extirpation (surgical removal of a body part or tissue)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hysterectomy"):

panhysterectomy; radical hysterectomy (surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries and oviducts and cervix and related lymph nodes)

total hysterectomy (surgical removal of the uterus and cervix)

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