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[mahy-uh-mek-tuh-mee] /ˌmaɪ əˈmɛk tə mi/

noun, plural myomectomies.
the surgical removal of a , especially the excision of a fibroid tumor from the uterus.
noun (pl) -mies
surgical removal of a myoma, especially in the uterus

myomectomy my·o·mec·to·my (mī’ə-měk’tə-mē)
Surgical removal of a myoma, especially of a uterine myoma.


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