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ovariectomy

[ oh-vair-ee-ek-tuh-mee ]
/ o蕣藢v蓻蓹r i藞蓻k t蓹 mi /
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noun, plural o路var路i路ec路to路mies.Surgery.
the operation of removing one or both ovaries; oophorectomy.
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Origin of ovariectomy

First recorded in 1885鈥90; ovari(um) + -ectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for ovariectomy

ovariectomy
/ (蓹蕣藢v蓻蓹r瑟藞蓻kt蓹m瑟) /

noun plural -mies
surgery another name for oophorectomy
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Medical definitions for ovariectomy

ovariectomy
[ 艒-v芒r鈥材-臅kt蓹-m膿 ]

n.
The surgical removal of one ovary or both ovaries.oophorectomy
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