[ oh-vair-ee-ek-tuh-mee ]
/ oʊˌvɛər iˈɛk tə mi /
noun, plural o·var·i·ec·to·mies.Surgery.
the operation of removing one or both ovaries; oophorectomy.
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Words nearby ovariectomy
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British Dictionary definitions for ovariectomy
/ (əʊˌvɛərɪˈɛktəmɪ) /
noun plural -mies
surgery another name for oophorectomy
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Medical definitions for ovariectomy
[ ō-vâr′ē-ĕk′tə-mē ]
The surgical removal of one ovary or both ovaries.oophorectomy
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