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Meaning of OOPHORECTOMY

Pronunciation:  `owufu'rektumee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  surgical removal of one of both ovaries
 

OOPHORECTOMY is a 12 letter word that starts with O.

 

 Synonyms: ovariectomy
 
 See Also: ablation, cutting out, excision, extirpation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\O`["o]*pho*rec"to*my\, n. [Gr. w,'o`n egg + ? to
bear + ? a cutting out.] (Surg.)
Ovariotomy.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: surgery to remove one or both ovaries.
 

 

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