ovariectomize

transitive verb
ovari·​ec·​to·​mize
variants: or chiefly British ovariectomise \ō-​ˌvar-​ē-​ˈek-​tə-​ˌmīz, -​ˌver-​ \
ovariectomized or chiefly British ovariectomised; ovariectomizing or chiefly British ovariectomising

Medical Definition of ovariectomize 

: to surgically remove an ovary from

Learn More about ovariectomize

Share ovariectomize

Comments on ovariectomize

What made you want to look up ovariectomize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

having a pattern of small flowers

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!