oophorosalpingectomy


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o·var·i·o·sal·pin·gec·to·my

(ō-var'ē-ō-sal'pin-jek'tŏ-mē),
Operative removal of an ovary and the corresponding oviduct.
[ovario- + salpingectomy]

oophorosalpingectomy

[ō′əfôr′əsal′pinjek′təmē]
Etymology: Gk, oophoron + salpinx, tube, ektomē, excision
the surgical removal of one or both ovaries and the corresponding fallopian tubes, performed to remove a cyst or tumor, excise an abscess, or treat endometriosis. A bilateral procedure causes sterility and induces menopause, unless a malignancy is present; estrogen therapy may be started to relieve the unpleasant side effects of the abrupt onset of menopause.

o·oph·or·o·sal·pin·gec·to·my

(ō-of'ŏr-ō-sal'pin-jek'tŏ-mē)
The surgical removal of one or both ovaries, along with the corresponding uterine tube(s).
[oophoro- + salpingo- + G. ektomē, excision]

oophorosalpingectomy

(o-of?o-ro-sal-pin-jek'to-me) [? + salpinx, tube, + ektome, excision] Salpingo-oophorectomy. Synonym: ovariosalpingectomy