the surgical removal of the uterus and ovaries through a small incision in the abdominal wall.
laparohystero-oophorectomy(1) Total abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral oophorectomy. In practice, removal of internal female organs almost invariably includes the allopian tubes; thus abdominal hysterectomy with bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy.
(2) Laparoscopic hysterectomy, see there.
laparohystero-oophorectomy(lap″ă-rō-his″tĕ-rō-ō″ŏ-fŏ-rek′tŏ-mē) [ laparo- + hystero- + oophorectomy]
Removal of the uterus and ovaries through an abdominal incision.