myomectomy

[ mahy-uh-mek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌmaɪ əˈmɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural my·o·mec·to·mies.

the surgical removal of a myoma, especially the excision of a fibroid tumor from the uterus.

Nearby words

  1. myology,
  2. myolysis,
  3. myoma,
  4. myomalacia,
  5. myomancy,
  6. myomelanosis,
  7. myomere,
  8. myometer,
  9. myometrial,
  10. myometritis

Origin of myomectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; myom(a) + -ectomy

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British Dictionary definitions for myomectomy

myomectomy

/ (ˌmaɪəˈmɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of a myoma, especially in the uterus
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Medicine definitions for myomectomy

myomectomy

[ mī′ə-mĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of a myoma, especially of a uterine myoma.

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