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tubectomy Line breaks: tub|ec¦tomy
Pronunciation: /tjuːˈbɛktəmi/

Definition of tubectomy in English:

noun (plural tubectomies)

Another term for salpingectomy.
Example sentences
  • 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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