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Medical Term:

hysterosalpingo-oophorectomy

Pronunciation: his'ter-o-sal-ping'go-o-of-o-rek'to-me

Definition: Excision of the uterus, oviducts, and ovaries.

[hystero- + G. salpinx, trumpet, + oon, egg, + phoros, bearing, + ektome, excision]

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