Definition of metrotome in US English:

metrotome

noun

historical
  • A cutting instrument used in uterine surgery, especially to incise the cervix; a hysterotome.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From metro- + -tome, perhaps after French métrotome.

Pronunciation

metrotome

/ˈmiːtrətəʊm/