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vaginectomy

[ vaj-uh-nek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌvædʒ əˈnɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural vag·i·nec·to·mies.Surgery.

excision of part or all of the vagina.

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Origin of vaginectomy

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British Dictionary definitions for vaginectomy

vaginectomy
/ (ˌvædʒɪˈnɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

surgical removal of all or part of the vagina
surgical removal of part of the serous sheath surrounding the testis and epididymis
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Medical definitions for vaginectomy

vaginectomy
[ văj′ə-nĕktə-mē ]

n.

Surgical removal of all or part of the vagina.colpectomy
Surgical removal of the serous membrane covering the testis and epididymus.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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