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Synonyms of purse-string operation

Noun


1. Shirodkar's operation, purse-string operation, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

usage: a surgical procedure in which a suture is used to close the cervix in a pregnant woman; is performed when the cervix has failed to retain previous pregnancies

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