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ovariectomy

[oh-vair-ee-ek-tuh-mee] /oʊˌvɛər iˈɛk tə mi/
noun, plural ovariectomies. Surgery.
1.
the operation of removing one or both ovaries; oophorectomy.
Origin of ovariectomy
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; ovari(um) + -ectomy
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ovariectomy

/əʊˌvɛərɪˈɛktəmɪ/
noun (pl) -mies
1.
(surgery) another name for oophorectomy
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ovariectomy in Medicine

ovariectomy o·var·i·ec·to·my (ō-vâr'ē-ěk'tə-mē)
n.
The surgical removal of one ovary or both ovaries. Also called oophorectomy.

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