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Symphyseotomy

symphyseotomy

(Science: surgery) The operation of dividing the symphysis pubis for the purpose of facilitating labour; formerly called the Sigualtian section.

Alternative forms: symphysotomy.

Origin: NL. Symphysis pubis _ Gr. To cut.


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