[oh-uh-fuh-rek-tuh-mee] /ˌoʊ ə fəˈrɛk tə mi/

noun, plural oophorectomies. Surgery.
the operation of removing one or both ovaries; ovariectomy.
noun (pl) -mies
surgical removal of an ovary or ovarian tumour Also called ovariectomy Compare ovariotomy

oophorectomy o·o·pho·rec·to·my (ō’ə-fə-rěk’tə-mē)
See ovariectomy.


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