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
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ovariectomy

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