ovariectomy

[oh-vair-ee-ek-tuh-mee]

Origin of ovariectomy

First recorded in 1885–90; ovari(um) + -ectomy
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for ovariectomy

ovariectomy

noun plural -mies
  1. surgery another name for oophorectomy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

ovariectomy in Medicine

ovariectomy

[ō-vâr′ē-ĕktə-mē]
n.
  1. The surgical removal of one ovary or both ovaries.oophorectomy
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.