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Related to ovariohysterectomy: pyometra
Surgical removal of one ovary or both ovaries and the uterus.
the surgical removal of the uterus and ovaries.
Removal of ovaries and uterus.
[ovario- + G. hystera, uterus, + ektomē, excision]
surgical excision of the ovaries and the uterus, used as a means of preventing pregnancy and ovarian cyclicity, and for removal of a diseased uterus. The common 'spay' operation in dogs and cats.
see spay hook.