- the surgical removal of a myoma, especially the excision of a fibroid tumor from the uterus.
Origin of myomectomy
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Many of these operations were complicated with ophorectomy, ovariotomy, or myomectomy.
One patient was operated upon two years after the myomectomy, and had borne a child in the interval, and the other seven years.
- surgical removal of a myoma, especially in the uterus
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- Surgical removal of a myoma, especially of a uterine myoma.
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