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n. pl. o·o·pho·rec·to·mies
Surgical removal of one or both ovaries. Also called ovariectomy.
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n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of an ovary or ovarian tumour. Also called: ovariectomy Compare ovariotomy
[C19: from New Latin ōophoron ovary, from Greek ōion egg + phoros bearing, + -ectomy]
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(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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Surgery to remove one or both ovaries.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oophorectomy - surgical removal of one of both ovaries
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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[ˌəʊəfəˈrektəmɪ] Nooforectomía f, ovariotomía f
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n. ooforectomía, excisión parcial o total de un ovario.
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n (pl -mies) ovariectomía
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All patients met the following eligibility criteria for entry into the study: women aged between 21 and 69 years, nondiabetic, not taking medication for dyslipidemia, had not previously undergoing ovarectomy, and with availability of matched blood and adipose tissue samples.