fibroidectomy


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fibroidectomy

 [fi″broi-dek´to-me]
uterine myomectomy.

my·o·mec·to·my

(mī'ō-mek'tō-mē),
Operative removal of a myoma, specifically of a uterine myoma.
[myoma + G. ektomē, excision]

fibroidectomy

/fi·broid·ec·to·my/ (fi″broid-ek´tah-me) uterine myomectomy.

fibroidectomy

(fī′broi-dĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of a fibroid tumor.

fibroidectomy

[fī′broidek′təmē]
Etymology: L, fibra, fiber; Gk, eidos, form, ektomē, excision
the surgical removal of a fibrous tumor, such as a uterine fibromyoma.

fi·broid·ec·to·my

(fī'broyd-ek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of a fibroid tumor.
[fibroid + G. ektomē, excision]