oophorectomy

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Surgical removal of one or both ovaries.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In surgery, excision of an ovary.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Surg.) Ovariotomy.

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  • noun medicine Surgical removal of one or both ovaries.

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  • noun surgical removal of one of both ovaries

Etymologies

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From noun use of Ancient Greek ωὀφόρος (ōophoros, "egg-bearing") + -ectomy, corresponding to oophore +‎ -ectomy.

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