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[vaj-uh-nek-tuh-mee] /ˌvædʒ əˈnɛk tə mi/
noun, plural vaginectomies. Surgery.
excision of part or all of the vagina.
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noun (pl) -mies
surgical removal of all or part of the vagina
surgical removal of part of the serous sheath surrounding the testis and epididymis
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vaginectomy in Medicine

vaginectomy vag·i·nec·to·my (vāj'ə-něk'tə-mē)

  1. Surgical removal of all or part of the vagina. Also called colpectomy.

  2. Surgical removal of the serous membrane covering the testis and epididymus.

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