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ovariotomy (plural ovariotomies)
- (surgery) A surgical removal of an ovary.
2007 March 18, “‘Medical Apartheid’”, in New York Times:
- For example, researchers’ own statements reveal that the experimental development of gynecologic surgeries like Caesarian section, vesicovaginal fistula repair and ovariotomy were perfected almost exclusively using enslaved black women.