Definition of tubectomy in English:


Syllabification: tu·bec·to·my
Pronunciation: /t(y)o͞oˈbektəmē

noun (plural tubectomies)

  • another term for salpingectomy.
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    • In these health centres, no surgical procedures other than laparoscopic tubectomies are performed.
    • In reality, the only choice before them is sterilisation through tubectomies.
    • Also, a laparoscopic reverse tubectomy was done by doctors on a woman who had lost both children in an accident.

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