oophorectomy oophorectomy

Definition(s):

  • (n) surgical removal of one of both ovaries

Usage(s):

  1. Also, the women had had their surgeries between 1950 and 1987 oophorectomy procedures and estrogen therapy may have been different then than now.
  2. Still, physicians have not seen the expected decrease in the number of hysterectomies, and rates of oophorectomy are climbing.
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