: Removal of the fallopian tubes and ovaries.
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Removal of the ovary and its fallopian tube. SYN: salpingo- ovariectomy, tubo- ovariectomy.

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sal·pin·go-oo·pho·rec·to·my sal-.piŋ-gō-.ō-ə-fə-'rek-tə-mē n, pl -mies surgical excision of a fallopian tube and an ovary

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sal·pin·go-ooph·o·rec·to·my (sal-ping″go-o-of″ə-rekґtə-me) surgical removal of a uterine tube and ovary. Called also ovariosalpingectomy, oophorosalpingectomy, and tubo-ovariotomy.

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