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adnexectomy

Pronunciation: ad-nek-sek′tŏ-mē

Definition:

  1. Excision of any adnexa.
  2. In gynecology, excision of the uterine tube and ovary if unilateral, and excision of both tubes and ovaries (adnexa uteri) if bilateral.
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