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oophorectomy

o·o·pho·rec·to·my

oophorectomy

 
pronunciation:
o f rek t mi
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part of speech: noun
inflections: oophorectomies
definition: a surgical operation involving the removal of one or both ovaries; ovariotomy.
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The word oophorectomy contains the following parts:
phor, -phore Greek root that means carry, bear