oophorocystectomy

noun
oo·​pho·​ro·​cys·​tec·​to·​my | \ ˌō-ə-ˌfȯr-ə-ˌsis-ˈtek-tə-mē How to pronounce oophorocystectomy (audio) \
plural oophorocystectomies

Medical Definition of oophorocystectomy

: surgical removal of an ovarian cyst

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“Oophorocystectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oophorocystectomy. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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