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Definition of Hysterectomy, vaginal

Hysterectomy, vaginal: Removal of the uterus through a surgical incision, not of the abdomen but, within the vagina. With a vaginal hysterectomy, the scar is not outwardly visible. A vaginal hysterectomy is in contrast to an abdominal hysterectomy.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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