ovariohysterectomy

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ovariohysterectomy

(ō-vâr′ē-ō-hĭs′tə-rĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical removal of one ovary or both ovaries and the uterus.
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o·var·i·o·hys·ter·ec·to·my

(ō-var'ē-ō-his-tĕr-ek'tŏ-mē)
Removal of ovaries and uterus.
Synonym(s): oophorohysterectomy.
[ovario- + G. hystera, uterus, + ektomē, excision]
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