Oophorectomy meaning

ōə-fə-rĕktə-mē
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Surgical removal of one or both ovaries.
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The surgical removal of one or both ovaries.
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Surgical removal of one or both ovaries.
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(medicine) Surgical removal of one or both ovaries.
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Origin of oophorectomy

  • From noun use of Ancient Greek ωὀφόρος (ōophoros, “egg-bearing") + -ectomy, corresponding to oophore +"Ž -ectomy.

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