embryectomy


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embryectomy

 [em″bre-ek´to-me]
excision of an extrauterine embryo or fetus.
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embryectomy

(ĕm′brē-ĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. embryecto·mies
Surgical removal of an embryo, especially one implanted outside of the uterus.
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