trachelectomy

Definition / meaning of trachelectomy

Surgery to remove the cervix (the end of the uterus that forms a canal between the uterus and the vagina).The upper part of the vagina and certain pelvic lymph nodes may also be removed. Also called cervicectomy.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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