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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Subtotal hysterectomy (en inglés)

Subtotal hysterectomy (sub-TOH-tul HIS-teh-REK-toh-mee)
Surgery to remove the uterus, but not the cervix. Also called partial hysterectomy.



 
 
Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.