anterior pelvic exenteration

Surgery to remove the urethra, lower part of the ureters, uterus, cervix, vagina, and bladder.

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  • exenteration — Removal of internal organs and tissues, usually radical removal of the contents of a body cavity. SYN: evisceration (1). [G. ex, out, + enteron, bowel] anterior pelvic e. removal of the urinary bladder, lower parts of the ureter …   Medical dictionary

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