Hyster/o, uter/o, metr/o or metr/i (9/27)

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Hyster/o, uter/o, metr/o or metr/i  is a combining form for “uterus”. 

Example Word: hyster/ectomy 

Word Breakdown: Hyster is a word root that pertains to “uterus”, -ectomy is a suffix that refers to “surgical removal”. 

Definition: A hysterectomy is an operative procedure which involves the removal of the uterus in its entirety or part of it.