Definition of Ovariotomy

1. n. The operation of removing one or both of the ovaries; oöphorectomy.



Definition of Ovariotomy

1. Noun. A surgical removal of an ovary. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ovariotomy

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Medical Definition of Ovariotomy

1. The operation of removing one or both of the ovaries; oophorectomy. Origin: Ovarium + Gr. To cut. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ovariotomy

ovariogenic
ovariohysterectomy
ovariole
ovarioles
ovariolytic
ovarioncus
ovariopathy
ovariorrhexis
ovariosalpingectomy
ovariosalpingitis
ovariosteresis
ovariostomy
ovariotomies
ovariotomist
ovariotomists
ovariotomy (current term)
ovarious
ovaritides
ovaritis
ovarium
ovarium bipartitum
ovarium disjunctum
ovarium gyratum
ovarium lobatum
ovarium masculinum
ovary
ovaryless
ovate
ovate leaf
ovated

Literary usage of Ovariotomy

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1878)
"Anyhow, his results go to prove the applicability to ovariotomy, ... ovariotomy Performed on the Antiseptic Method, the Patient being in a State of Pyrexia ..."

2. A Practical treatise on the diseases of women by Theodore Gaillard Thomas (1875)
"It is fully as easy of performance as abdominal ovariotomy; is evidently attended ... Abdominal ovariotomy.—I have already expressed my beli- only a limited ..."

3. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"Hysterectomy after bilateral ovariotomy. After the remova of both ovaries for cysts or tumours, the uterus is a useless organ: it is fast becoming the ..."

4. Diseases of the ovaries: Their Diagnosis and Treatment by Spencer Wells (1873)
"ON INCOMPLETE ovariotomy AND EXPLORATORY INCISIONS. WHEN I began to publish every case where I had completed the operation of ..."

5. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1890)
"OPERATIVE METHODS AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE HISTORY OF ovariotomy IN AMERICA. ... THE history of ovariotomy is the history of abdominal surgery. ..."

6. The Retrospect of Medicine by James Braithwaite, William Braithwaite (1863)
"[About eleven years ago Dr. Lee published a paper entitled "An Analysis of 162 Cases of ovariotomy which have occurred in Great Britain. ..."

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