ovariohysterectomy

noun
ovar·​io·​hys·​ter·​ec·​to·​my | \ ō-ˌvar-ē-ō-ˌhis-tə-ˈrek-tə-mē How to pronounce ovariohysterectomy (audio) \
plural ovariohysterectomies

Medical Definition of ovariohysterectomy

: surgical removal of the ovaries and the uterus

Learn More About ovariohysterectomy

Dictionary Entries Near ovariohysterectomy

ovariectomy

ovariohysterectomy

ovariotestis

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Ovariohysterectomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ovariohysterectomy. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

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!