\\ˌhistəˈrektəˌmīz\ transitive verb (-ed/-ing/-s)
: to remove the uterus of by surgery

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  • hysterectomize — /his teuh rek teuh muyz /, v.t., hysterectomized, hysterectomizing. to remove the uterus from by surgery. Also, esp. Brit., hysterectomise. [HYSTERECTOM(Y) + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • hysterectomize — v. surgically remove the uterus …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hysterectomize — hys·ter·ec·to·mize …   English syllables

  • sterilize — verb 1) the scalpel was first sterilized Syn: disinfect, fumigate, decontaminate, sanitize; pasteurize; clean, cleanse, purify; technical autoclave Ant: contaminate 2) over 6.5 million people were sterilized …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • alter — v 1. modify, adjust, qualify, (both of clothing) take in, let out; change, make different, commute; transform, transfigure, transmute, metamorphose, convert; mend, emend, amend, edit, correct, revise; fix, reform, better, ameliorate; reconstruct …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • hysterectomy — n. (pl. ies) the surgical removal of the womb. Derivatives: hysterectomize v.tr. (also ise). Etymology: Gk hustera womb + ECTOMY …   Useful english dictionary

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