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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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5 ppm) on HOMA-IR in female mice with or without ovariectomy in the presence or absence of 17[bet]a-estradiol ([E.
Hypothyroidism was induced 10 days after ovariectomy in 1 group of ovariectomized animals and 1 group of non-ovariectomized animals to create 4 treatment groups: (1) ovariectomized hypothyroid, (2) non-ovariectomized hypothyroid, (3) ovariectomized euthyroid, and (4) non-ovariectomized euthyroid (control).
Brain neurosecretion during ovarian development and after ovariectomy in adult Acheta domesticus L.
The day of ovariectomy was considered as day 0 and a 10- day period was spent for healing and stabilization.
The study describes the effect of capacitive pulsed electric field coupling in preventing the deterioration of histological characteristics of ovariectomy induced bone in female Wistar rats.
One week following ovariectomy rats were randomized to undergo either coronary artery ligation or sham procedure, and to receive either estrogen replacement or placebo.
71) In animals, there may be a uterotropic response in immature rats treated with raloxifene after ovariectomy, (73) and long-term studies are needed in humans to fully evaluate the effect of raloxifene on the endometrium.
rd] day, (III) the sustained levels of E plus P were able to suppress the post ovariectomy rise of LH and FSH to almost undetectable levels, (IV) sustained delivery of E resulted in maturation of vaginal epithelium and the smears exhibited the estrus phase throughout the investigational period (V) E P treatment induced no estrus and the epithelial changes resembled the OVX group.
Ovariectomy (surgical removal of the ovaries, leading to lower sex hormone levels) has not been accompanied by a change in BAC (Randall et al.
Animal models for osteoarthritis: the effect of ovariectomy and estrogen treatment--a systematic approach.
Here, we show that the ingestion of vitamin C prevents the low-turnover bone loss following ovariectomy in mice.
So, I am not altogether surprised to hear Eliza's unconscious self reliving the trauma of her ovariectomy.