Oophorectomy Definition

ōə-fə-rĕktə-mē
oophorectomies
noun
oophorectomies
The surgical removal of one or both ovaries.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Oophorectomy

Noun

Singular:
oophorectomy
Plural:
oophorectomies, ophorectomies

Origin of Oophorectomy

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

    From Wiktionary

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