ovariectomy

noun ovari·ec·to·my \ ō-ˌver-ē-ˈek-tə-mē \

Definition of ovariectomy

plural ovariectomies

ovariectomized

play \ō-ˌver-ē-ˈek-tə-ˌmīzd\ adjective

First Known Use of ovariectomy

1889


Medical Dictionary

ovariectomy

noun ovari·ec·to·my \ ō-ˌvar-ē-ˈek-tə-mē, -ˌver- \

medical Definition of ovariectomy

plural ovariectomies

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