gonadectomy

noun
go·​nad·​ec·​to·​my | \ ˌgō-nə-ˈdek-tə-mē How to pronounce gonadectomy (audio) \
plural gonadectomies

Definition of gonadectomy

: surgical removal of an ovary or testis

Other Words from gonadectomy

gonadectomized \ ˌgō-​nə-​ˈdek-​tə-​ˌmīzd How to pronounce gonadectomized (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of gonadectomy

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Gonadectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gonadectomy. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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gonadectomy

noun
go·​nad·​ec·​to·​my | \ ˌgō-nə-ˈdek-tə-mē How to pronounce gonadectomy (audio) \
plural gonadectomies

Medical Definition of gonadectomy

: surgical removal of an ovary or testis

Other Words from gonadectomy

gonadectomized \ -​ˌmīzd How to pronounce gonadectomized (audio) \ adjective

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