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myomectomy

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noun myo·mec·to·my \ˌmī-ə-ˈmek-tə-mē\

Definition of myomectomy

plural myomectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of a myoma or fibroid



1886

First Known Use of myomectomy

1886


Medical Dictionary

myomectomy

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noun myo·mec·to·my \ˌmī-ə-ˈmek-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of myomectomy

plural myomectomies

  1. :  surgical excision of a myoma or fibroid




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