from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Surgical removal of the vulva.

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  • n. The surgical removal of some or all of the vulva.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. surgical removal of part or all of the vulva


From vulva + -ectomy. (Wiktionary)


  • The woman, from the NSW South Coast, was referred to the doctor in 2002 for a "simple vulvectomy" that would remove a small, potentially cancerous lesion on her genitals.

    The Australian | News |


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