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oophorectomy

 [o″of-o-rek´to-me]
removal of one or both ovaries; done for tumors, severe infection, or certain other ovarian disorders. If this is done to a girl who has not yet reached puberty, it prevents the development of secondary sex characters. If both ovaries are removed from an adult woman, reproduction is not possible and the female sex hormones estrogen and progesterone are no longer produced. Called also ovariectomy.

o·var·i·ec·to·my

(ō-var'ē-ek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of one or both ovaries.
Synonym(s): oophorectomy
[ovario- + G. ektomē, excision]

ovariectomy

/ovar·i·ec·to·my/ (o-var″e-ek´tah-me) oophorectomy.

ovariectomy

(ō-vâr′ē-ĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. ovariecto·mies

ovariectomy

ovariectomy

Oophorectomy The excision of one or more ovaries; ♀ castration

o·var·i·ec·to·my

(ō-var'ē-ek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of one or both ovaries.
Synonym(s): oophorectomy.
[ovario- + G. ektomē, excision]

ovariectomy

See OOPHORECTOMY.

ovariectomy

excision of an ovary. See also oophorectomy.
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The decline following ovariectomy supports the findings of previous findings; however the adverse effects of osteoporosis on bone appear to be alleviated with the use of alendronate, as clearly seen in the present and previous studies.
Operative observations consisted of operative time including time taken in port making time, left ovariectomy time, right ovariectomy time and port closure time, total incision length and complications such as haemorrhage, subcutaneous emphysema, penetrating injuries of internal organ, electrical injury and failure of haemostatic technique.
Mora, "Ketanserin and anxiety levels: influence of gender, estrous cycle, ovariectomy and ovarian hormones in female rats," Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, vol.
One reason was that obese rats were unable to appropriately handle the excess sources of energy, in the form of glucose and dietary fat, which accumulated as a result of overfeeding after surgical ovariectomy.
Effects of ovariectomy and estrogen on skeletal muscle function in growing rats.
1999) Differential effects of ovariectomy on calcium activation of cardiac and soleus myofilaments.
Kim NN, Min K, Pessina MA, Munarriz R, Goldstein I, Traish AM (2004) Effects of ovariectomy and steroid hormones on vaginal smooth muscle contractility.
Nitroglycerin prevented bone loss due to ovariectomy in rodent studies.
Heifer ovariectomy using the Willis spay instrument: technique, morbidity and mortality.
Aqueous extract of black maca (Lepidium meyenii) on memory impairment induced by ovariectomy in mice.