- incision into or removal of an ovary.
Origin of ovariotomy
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He charged $500 for an ovariotomy that he went to Nashville, Tenn., to do.Pioneer Surgery in Kentucky
David W. Yandell
Abdominal hysterectomy after bilateral ophorectomy and ovariotomy.
A second ovariotomy is not attended with more risk than a first ovariotomy.
Ovariotomy was not considered a justifiable operation until the excellent results of individual operators were obtained.
Vasectomy, ovariotomy and salpingectomy (with and without complete excision), castration.
- surgical incision into an ovaryCompare oophorectomy
- Incision into an ovary, as to perform a biopsy.oophorotomy
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