Definition of ovariotomy in English:

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Pronunciation: /ōˌverēˈädəmē/


1Surgical incision into an ovary.
Example sentences
  • American physicians took pride in their surgical skills and in such innovations as Ephraim McDowell's 1809 ovariotomy and J. Marion Sim's 1849 vesicovaginal fistula.
2 another term for ovariectomy.

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Syllabification: o·var·i·ot·o·my

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