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ovariotomy

 [o-var″e-ot´ah-me]
surgical removal of an ovary, or removal of an ovarian tumor.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

o·var·i·ot·o·my

(ō-var'ē-ot'ŏ-mē),
An incision into an ovary, for example, a biopsy or a wedge excision.
Synonym(s): oophorotomy
[ovario- + G. tomē, incision]
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ovariotomy

(ō-vâr′ē-ŏt′ə-mē)
n. pl. ovarioto·mies
1. Surgical incision into an ovary, as to perform a biopsy or remove a tumor.
2. An oophorectomy.
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o·var·i·ot·o·my

(ō-var'ē-ot'ŏ-mē)
An incision into an ovary, e.g., a biopsy or a wedge excision.
Synonym(s): oophorotomy.
[ovario- + G. tomē, incision]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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Moreover, procedures like clitoridectomy and "normal ovariotomy," even in the days of their greatest acceptance, were performed on a small minority of American women.
The possibility of sclerosing stromal tumor should always be kept in young patients with ovarian mass, as these are benign and can be treated successfully by enucleation or unilateral ovariotomy.
Table 2 Type of surgery Group A Group B Herniorrhaphy 10 8 Eversion of sac 3 6 Appendicectomy 6 5 Amputation of pennies 1 2 Abdominal hysterectomy 3 4 Vaginal hysterectomy 4 3 Ovariotomy 3 2 Total 30 30 P>0.05 there is no statistical significance.
Under sub arachnoid block, emergency laparotomy was preceded with left salpingooophorectomy with right ovariotomy.
Hence proceeded with right salphingo ovariotomy. Rest of the viscera appeared normal.