vulvectomy

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vul·vec·to·my

 (vŭl-vĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. vul·vec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the vulva.
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Noun1.vulvectomy - surgical removal of part or all of the vulva
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
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vul·vec·to·my

n. vulvectomía, excisión de la vulva
gen. aplicado al cáncer de la vulva.
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