/oh vair'ee ek"teuh mee/, n., pl. ovariectomies. Surg.
the operation of removing one or both ovaries; oophorectomy.
[1885-90; OVARI(UM) + -ECTOMY]

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  • ovariectomy — [ō ver΄ē ek′tə mē] n. pl. ovariectomies [see ECTOMY] the surgical removal of one or both ovaries …   English World dictionary

  • ovariectomy — noun (plural mies) Date: 1889 oophorectomy • ovariectomized adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ovariectomy — noun Surgical removal of one or both ovaries. Syn: oophorectomy …   Wiktionary

  • ovariectomy — Excision of one or both ovaries. SYN: oophorectomy. [ovario + G. ektome, excision] * * * ovari·ec·to·my ō .var ē ek tə mē, .ver n, pl mies oophorectomy * * * n. see oophorectomy * * * ovar·i·ec·to …   Medical dictionary

  • ovariectomy — əʊ verɪ ektÉ™mɪ / veÉ™r n. surgical removal of the ovaries …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ovariectomy — [ˌəʊvərɪ ɛktəmi] noun (plural ovariectomies) surgical removal of one or both ovaries …   English new terms dictionary

  • ovariectomy — ovari·ec·to·my …   English syllables

  • ovariectomy — n.; see oophorectomy …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • ovariectomy — o•var•i•ec•to•my [[t]oʊˌvɛər iˈɛk tə mi[/t]] n. pl. mies srg oophorectomy …   From formal English to slang

  • ovariectomy — noun surgical removal of one of both ovaries • Syn: ↑oophorectomy • Hypernyms: ↑ablation, ↑extirpation, ↑cutting out, ↑excision …   Useful english dictionary

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