oophorectomy

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From noun use of Ancient Greek ωὀφόρος (ōophóros, egg-bearing) + -ectomy, corresponding to oophore +‎ -ectomy.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌəʊəfəˈrɛktəmi/

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oophorectomy (plural oophorectomies)

  1. (medicine) Surgical removal of one or both ovaries.

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