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ovariotomy

[ oh-vair-ee-ot-uh-mee ]
/ o蕣藢v蓻蓹r i藞蓲t 蓹 mi /
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noun, plural o路var路i路ot路o路mies.Surgery.
incision into or removal of an ovary.
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Origin of ovariotomy

1835鈥45; <New Latin 艒v膩riotomia, equivalent to 艒v膩ri(um) ovary + -o--o- + -tomia-tomy

OTHER WORDS FROM ovariotomy

o路var路i路ot路o路mist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for ovariotomy

ovariotomy
/ (蓹蕣藢v蓻蓹r瑟藞蓲t蓹m瑟) /

noun plural -mies
surgical incision into an ovaryCompare oophorectomy
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Medical definitions for ovariotomy

ovariotomy
[ 艒-v芒r鈥材-艔t蓹-m膿 ]

n.
Ovariectomy.
Incision into an ovary, as to perform a biopsy.oophorotomy
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