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abdominal hysterectomy, abdomino-hysterectomy
The surgical removal of the uterus through an incision made in the abdominal wall, as opposed to a vaginal hysterectomy.
A vaginal hysterectomy refers to the removal of the uterus through a surgical incision within the vagina, as opposed to an abdominal hysterectomy. With a vaginal hysterectomy, the scar from the procedure is not outwardly visible.