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Herniotomy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Herniotomy (Med) A surgical procedure for the cure or relief of hernia; celotomy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n herniotomy In surgery, the operation of cutting for hernia; celotomy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Herniotomy the operation of cutting for hernia
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Hernia, + Gr. to cut
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.

Usage

In literature:

He performed herniotomy in the femoral region, and there was a safe delivery at full term.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
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