hystero-, hyster-, hysteri- +
"Hysteric disturbances", that most frequently occur in women were ascribed erroneously by ancient Greeks to the influence of the womb and were, for this reason, called hysteria, "disease of the womb".
This hestero- unit is not related to a similarly spelled hysteres- unit of words referring to "shortcoming, deficiency; to be behind, to come late, to lag; later".
Incision into the uterus for the removal of a solid tumor.
The surgical removal of the uterus and the ovaries.
hysteropathy (s) (noun)
, hysteropathies (pl)
Any disease or disorder of the uterus: When Meg was at her gynaecologist's office for a regular check-up, she found out that she had a condition of hysteropathy, or an illness of the uterus, which could be treated at the hospital.
Placement of the uterus with a surgical operation to correct any displacement.
Plastic surgery of the uterus.
Plastic surgery is the surgical specialty, or procedure, concerned with the restoration, construction, reconstruction, or improvement in the shape and appearance of body structures that are missing, defective, damaged, or misshapen.
hysteropsychosis (s) (noun)
, hysteropsychoses (pl) (nouns)
A mental illness which is marked by excessive or uncontrollable emotion and a mental disorder characterized by certain symptoms: "Hysteropsychosis involves delusions or hallucinations that indicate impaired contact with reality."
The sutural repair (material used in closing a wound with stitches) of a lacerated (torn) uterus.
1. Rupture, the tearing, or disruption, of the tissue of the uterus.
2. The rupture of the uterus; especially, when pregnant.
hysterosalpingectomy (s) (noun)
, hysterosalpingectomies (pl)
The surgical removal of the uterus and the fallopian tubes.
An endoscope used in direct visual examination of the canal of the uterine cervix and the cavity of the uterus.
1. A visual examination of the uterus and uterine lining using an endoscope inserted through the vagina.
2. Use of a fiber-optic endoscope to study the womb lining, take biopsy samples, and carry out local treatment.
A uterine spasm or a painful and involuntary muscular contraction.
Measurement of uterine temperature.
A surgical operation in which the uterus is opened to remove a fetus before 28 weeks' gestation.
After 28 weeks, it would be called a caesarean section. It is now seldom used as a method of abortion.
Removal of the neck of the uterus.