embryectomy

/em'bree ek"teuh mee/, n., pl. embryectomies. Surg.
removal of an embryo.
[EMBRY- + -ECTOMY]

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • embryectomy — [em΄brē ek′tə mē] n. pl. embryectomies [ EMBRY(O) + ECTOMY] the surgical removal of an embryo, esp. in cases of pregnancy outside of the uterus …   English World dictionary

  • embryectomy — em·bry·ec·to·my (em″bre ekґtə me) [embryo + ectomy] excision of the embryo in extrauterine pregnancy …   Medical dictionary

  • embryectomy — /ɛmbriˈɛktəmi/ (say embree ektuhmee) noun (plural embryectomies) removal of an embryo by surgery. {embry(o) + ectomy} …   Australian English dictionary

  • embryectomy — /em bree ek teuh mee/, n., pl. embryectomies. Surg. removal of an embryo. [EMBRY + ECTOMY] …   Useful english dictionary

  • embry- — combining form or embryo Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek, from embryon : embryo embryectomy …   Useful english dictionary

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