Definition of oophorectomy in English:
noun (plural oophorectomies)
Surgical removal of one or both ovaries; ovariectomy.
- Others might be found serendipitously during a hysterectomy or oophorectomy (removal of the ovaries) for other reasons.
- The current dilemma is whether young women undergoing chemical or surgical oophorectomy should take the precaution of having some ovarian tissue frozen.
- Transmen may be offered bilateral mastectomy, hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and fashioning of a penis and scrotum.
Definition of oophorectomy in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan