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tubectomy

[too-bek-tuh-mee, tyoo-] /tuˈbɛk tə mi, tyu-/
noun, plural tubectomies. Surgery
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; tube + -ectomy
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  • In the past, the field workers referred only tubectomy clients.
tubectomy in Medicine

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

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