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ovariectomy

o·var·i·ec·to·my

ovariectomy

 
pronunciation:
o veI ri ek t mi
features:
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part of speech: noun
inflections: ovariectomies
definition: the surgical removal of an ovary or ovaries.
Word Parts
The word ovariectomy contains the following parts:
ec, ect, ecto Greek root that means out, outside
synonyms:
ex-, exo-, extr-, extra-, exter-