Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
hysterectomy

hys·ter·ec·to·my

hysterectomy

 
pronunciation:
hI st rek t mi
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: hysterectomies
definition: surgical removal of the uterus and sometimes the ovaries.
Word Parts
The word hysterectomy contains the following parts:
ec, ect, ecto Greek root that means out, outside
synonyms:
ex-, exo-, extr-, extra-, exter-