Abdominal hysterectomy

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Medical Definition of Abdominal hysterectomy

Abdominal hysterectomy: Surgical removal of the uterus (a hysterectomy) done through an incision made in the abdominal wall. This may also be done by laparoscopy. As opposed to a vaginal hysterectomy, in which the incision is made within the vagina.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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