tubectomy

[too-bek-tuh-mee, tyoo-]
noun, plural tubectomies. Surgery.

Origin:
1920–25; tube + -ectomy

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tubectomy tu·bec·to·my (tōō-běk'tə-mē, tyōō-)
n.
See salpingectomy.

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