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Perform a hysterectomy on (a woman):‘ten per cent of the hysterectomized patients needed chemotherapy’
vasectomize, hysterectomizeView synonyms
- ‘Cloutier-Steele includes her own story in which she was hysterectomised in 1991 for possible endometriosis.’
- ‘One of those trials sought to determine whether estrogen replacement therapy would slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease in postmenopausal, hysterectomized women.’
- ‘The 120 hysterectomized women age 60 and above involved in the study had mild to moderate AD.’
- ‘The occurrence of these cells in Pap tests from hysterectomized patients indicates a different origin.’
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