noun, plural ovariectomies. Surgery.
the operation of removing one or both ovaries; oophorectomy.

1885–90; ovari(um) + -ectomy

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ovariectomy (əʊˌvɛərɪˈɛktəmɪ)
n , pl -mies
surgery another name for oophorectomy

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ovariectomy o·var·i·ec·to·my (ō-vâr'ē-ěk'tə-mē)
The surgical removal of one ovary or both ovaries. Also called oophorectomy.

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