embryectomy


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em·bry·ec·to·my

 (ĕm′brē-ĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. em·bry·ec·to·mies
Surgical removal of an embryo, especially one implanted outside of the uterus.
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embryectomy

(ˌɛmbrɪˈɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) the surgical removal of an embryo
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