Dictionary > English Dictionary > Definition, synonym and antonym of episiotomy
Meaning of episiotomy by Wiktionary Dictionary

episiotomy


    Etymology

    From Ancient Greek ἐπίσιον ( “pubis” ) +‎ -tomy .

    Noun

    episiotomy ( plural: episiotomies )

    1. ( medicine ) A surgical incision through the perineum made to enlarge the vagina and assist childbirth.


Explanation of episiotomy by Wordnet Dictionary

episiotomy


    Noun
    1. surgical incision of the perineum to enlarge the vagina and so facilitate delivery during childbirth