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embryectomy

Syllabification: em·bry·ec·to·my
Pronunciation: /ˌembrēˈektəmē
 
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Definition of embryectomy in English:

noun (plural embryectomies)

Medicine , rare
The surgical removal of an embryo, especially one implanted outside the uterus in an ectopic pregnancy.

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