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Purse-string operation   /pərs-strɪŋ ˌɑpərˈeɪʃən/   Listen
Purse-string operation

noun
1.
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.  Synonym: Shirodkar's operation.






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