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Manchester operation

Pronunciation: man'ches-ter

Definition: a vaginal operation for prolapse of the uterus, consisting of cervical amputation and parametrial fixation (cardinal ligaments) anterior to the uterus.

Synonym(s): Fothergill operation

[Manchester, England]

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