pubiotomy meaning

  "pubiotomy" in a sentence
  • [Medicine]
    n pl -mies : surgical division of a pubis lateral to the pubic symphysis esp. to facilitate delivery


  1. The saw was invented by Italian obstetrician Leonardo Gigli to simplify the performance of a lateral pubiotomy in obstructed labour.
  2. He returned to Florence in March 1894 to work at the Hospital of Santa Maria Nuova, and continued as a proponent of the lateral pubiotomy using the wire saw despite lack of support from colleagues in Italy.

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