from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical removal of one or both ovaries. Also called ovariectomy.
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- n. Surgical removal of one or both ovaries.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Ovariotomy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In surgery, excision of an ovary.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. surgical removal of one of both ovaries
From noun use of Ancient Greek ωὀφόρος (ōophoros, "egg-bearing") + -ectomy, corresponding to oophore + -ectomy. (Wiktionary)