Definition of posthetomy in English:

posthetomy

noun

rare
  • Surgical removal of the foreskin; circumcision.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. Irregularly from ancient Greek πόσθη penis, in Hellenistic Greek also foreskin + -tomy.

Pronunciation

posthetomy

/pɒsˈθɛtəmi/