incision into or removal of an ovary.
- o·var·i·ot·o·mist, noun
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How to use ovariotomy in a sentence
Abdominal hysterectomy after bilateral ophorectomy and ovariotomy.
A second ovariotomy is not attended with more risk than a first ovariotomy.
The improvement in securing the pedicle has played an important part in the development of ovariotomy.
The risk of intestinal obstruction after bilateral ovariotomy is greater than after hysterectomy.
ovariotomy signifies the removal through an abdominal incision of cystic and solid tumours of the ovary, and parovarian cysts.
British Dictionary definitions for ovariotomy
surgical incision into an ovary: Compare oophorectomy
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