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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We used alendronate sodium as the pharmacological agent to reduce the loss of bone following ovariectomy.
To induce the estrogen-deficient condition, female rats were anesthetized with sodium pentobarbital (50 mg/kg) by intraperitoneal and underwent bilateral ovariectomy (Ovx).
2009) Ovariectomy and E2 treatment modulate iron metabolism in rat adipose tissue.
Number of pregnancies and ovariectomy modify mammary carcinoma development in transgenic HER-2/neu female mice.
In cooperation with Oregon State University, the BLM is proposing to investigate the safety and efficacy of three separate methods of surgical sterilization of wild horse mares: ovariectomy via colpotomy, tubal ligation, and hysteroscopically-guided laser ablation of the oviduct papilla.
Laparoscopic ovariectomy has became an alternative approach in canine birth control program.
Ovariectomy interrupts the effect of ovarian cycle on healing and regeneration of endometrium and therefore, fibroblasts gain enough time to proliferate in the curetted endometrium.
Salgado et al, "Alcoholic and isocaloric diet, but not ovariectomy, influence the apoptosis of bone cells within the alveolar bone crest of rats," Archives of Oral Biology, vol.
Effects of ovariectomy and ascorbic acid supplement on oxidative stress parameters and bone mineral density in rats," Libyan Journal of Medicine, vol.
Eight of the forty rats were underwent bilateral laparotomy without removing the ovaries as Sham control group, while the remains were underwent bilateral ovariectomy and equally randomized into four groups: orally administered vehicle (0.