verb[with object] (usually as adjective ovariectomized)
- Perform surgical removal of one or both ovaries on (a woman or female animal): regulating the endocrine system in pregnant and ovariectomized ratsMore example sentences
- Currently it is unknown whether long-term use of red clover would have an estrogenic effect on the human female breast or endometrium, but data suggest it is weakly estrogenic in the ovariectomized rat model.
- Four groups of eight rats and mouse were ovariectomized (ovx) by electrotomy via the dorsal route in anesthesia.
- We have shown that estrogen replacement in ovariectomized female rats attenuates blood pressure responses to psychological stress and that the non-conventional neurotransmitter, nitric oxide (NO), mediates these effects in the brain.