ovariectomy


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o·var·i·ec·to·my

 (ō-vâr′ē-ĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. o·var·i·ec·to·mies

ovariectomy

(əʊˌvɛərɪˈɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgery another name for oophorectomy

o•o•pho•rec•to•my

(ˌoʊ ə fəˈrɛk tə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical removal of the ovary. Also called ovariectomy.
[1870–75; < New Latin oophor(on) ovary (neuter of Greek ōiophóros egg-bearing; see oo-, -phore) + -ectomy]
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Noun1.ovariectomy - surgical removal of one of both ovaries
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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o·var·i·ec·to·my

n. ovariectomía, excisión de un ovario o de ambos. V.: oophorectomy
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Effects of arsenic on the blood glucose and plasma insulin levels in female mice with or without ovariectomy.
Gaumet et al [27] studied the influence of ovariectomy on bone metabolism in very old rats and found an increase in bone resorption markers pyridinoline and deoxypyridinoline seven weeks after OVX compared to the controls.
Endogenous n-3 fatty acids protect ovariectomy induced bone loss by attenuating osteoclastogenesis.
Plus, there's ample research evidence that ovariectomy is unjustified simply as a precautionary measure.
Healthy twins delivered after oocyte cryopreservation and bilateral ovariectomy for ovarian cancer.
In this study, they confirmed that obesity and overfeeding after surgical ovariectomy together drove aggressive tumour growth and progression.
1999) Differential effects of ovariectomy on calcium activation of cardiac and soleus myofilaments.
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At 9-12 weeks of age, mice were anesthetized with isoflurane, received a bilateral ovariectomy to remove endogenous ovarian hormones, and were simultaneously implanted with a Silastic capsule containing sesame oil vehicle.
Methods: C57BL/6 female mice underwent ovariectomy (OVX) or sham (CON) at 12 weeks of age and pulmonary artery banding (PAB) or sham (CON) at 16 weeks.
In this study, ER-[beta] knockout (ER-[beta] KO) and wild-type littermates were tested for spatial learning in the Morris water maze after ovariectomy, followed by appropriate control treatment, or physiological doses of estrogen.
The major causes of estrogen deficiency in females are menopause and ovariectomy.