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Medical Term:

myomectomy

Pronunciation: mi'o-mek'to-me

Definition: Operative removal of a myoma, specifically of a uterine myoma.

Synonym(s): fibroidectomy, fibromectomy, hysteromyomectomy

[myoma + G. ektome, excision]

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