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:
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