Meaning of episiotomy

e•pi•si•ot•o•my

Pronunciation: (u-pē"zē-ot'u-mē, ep"u-sī-), [key]
— pl. -mies.
  1. an incision into the perineum and vagina to allow sufficient clearance for birth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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