noun, plural o·var·i·ot·o·mies. Surgery.
Origin of ovariotomy
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For long he was noted as the only surgeon who had succeeded in the operation of ovariotomy in a London hospital.
When intestines are accidentally opened in the course of an ovariotomy they require the most careful attention.
Very many cases are known in which women have been twice submitted to ovariotomy.
The death-rate after ovariotomy is hard to estimate, especially as surgeons differ widely in the classification of the cases.
A second ovariotomy is not attended with more risk than a first ovariotomy.