symphysiotomy

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symphysis +‎ -o- +‎ -tomy

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symphysiotomy (plural symphysiotomies)

  1. A surgical procedure in which the cartilage of the pubic symphysis is divided to widen the pelvis, allowing childbirth when there is a mechanical problem.

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