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[mahy-uh-mek-tuh-mee] /ˌmaɪ əˈmɛk tə mi/
noun, plural myomectomies.
the surgical removal of a myoma, especially the excision of a fibroid tumor from the uterus.
Origin of myomectomy
1885-90; myom(a) + -ectomy Unabridged
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  • myomectomy may also help regulate abnormal uterine bleeding caused by fibroids.
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noun (pl) -mies
surgical removal of a myoma, especially in the uterus
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myomectomy in Medicine

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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