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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.
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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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Medical definitions for myomectomy

myomectomy
[ mī′ə-mĕktə-mē ]

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