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Noun: oophorectomy  ,ow-u-fu'rek-tu-mee
  1. Surgical removal of one of both ovaries
    - ovariectomy, ovariotomy

Derived forms: oophorectomies

Type of: ablation, cutting out, excision, extirpation

Encyclopedia: Oophorectomy