Definition of episiotomy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

episiotomy

 noun
noun
NAmE//ɪˌpiziˈɑt̮əmi//
 
(pl. episiotomies)(medical)
 
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a cut that is sometimes made at the opening of a woman's vagina to make the birth of a baby easier or safer
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