ovariocentesis

[ō-vâr′ē-ō-sĕn-tēsĭs]

n.

Puncture of an ovary or ovarian cyst.

Nearby words

  1. ovarian pregnancy,
  2. ovariectomy,
  3. ovaries,
  4. ovario-,
  5. ovariocele,
  6. ovariocyesis,
  7. ovariohysterectomy,
  8. ovariole,
  9. ovariorrhexis,
  10. ovariosalpingectomy


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