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Surgical removal of the uterus.
-- Partial hysterectomy / subtotal hysterectomy / supracervical hysterectomy , surgical removal of the uterus at or above the level of the cervix .
-- Total hysterectomy , surgical removal of the uterus and cervix .
-- Total hysterectomy bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy , surgical removal of uterus, the fallopian tubes and the ovaries.
-- Radical hysterectomy , removal of the ovaries, oviducts, lymph nodes, lymph channels, uterus, and cervix .

ETYMOLOGY: Fom the Greek word hystera meaning woman .

See Also: abdominal hysterectomy, hysterectomy

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