myomectomy

[mahy-uh-mek-tuh-mee]
noun, plural myomectomies.
the surgical removal of a myoma, especially the excision of a fibroid tumor from the uterus.

Origin:
1885–90; myom(a) + -ectomy

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myomectomy (ˌmaɪəˈmɛktəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
surgical removal of a myoma, especially in the uterus

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

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Myomectomy may also help regulate abnormal uterine bleeding caused by fibroids.
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