oophorectomy

noun oo·pho·rec·to·my \ ˌō-ə-fə-ˈrek-tə-mē \
|Updated on: 31 May 2018

Definition of oophorectomy

plural oophorectomies
: the surgical removal of an ovary called also ovariectomy

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Origin and Etymology of oophorectomy

New Latin oophoron ovary (from o- + Greek -phoron, neuter of -phoros -phore) + English -ectomy


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oophorectomy

noun oo·pho·rec·to·my \ ˌō-ə-fə-ˈrek-tə-mē \

medical Definition of oophorectomy

plural oophorectomies
: the surgical removal of an ovary called also ovariectomy

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