[ mahy-uh-mek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌmaɪ əˈmɛk tə mi /
noun, plural my·o·mec·to·mies.
the surgical removal of a myoma, especially the excision of a fibroid tumor from the uterus.
Words nearby 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.
British Dictionary definitions for myomectomy
/ (ˌmaɪəˈmɛktəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
surgical removal of a myoma, especially in the uterus
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Medical definitions for myomectomy
[ mī′ə-mĕk′tə-mē ]
Surgical removal of a myoma, especially of a uterine myoma.
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