OVARIECTOMY By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 noun. the surgical elimination of one or both ovaries. Commonly referred to as oophorectomy. OVARIECTOMY: "The hope was that the ovariectomy would rid the women of their PMDD symptoms." Related Psychology Terms ORCHIDECTOMY PHYLOGENY OSTEOPATHY THYROPLASTY CONJOINED TWINS OVARY PHONOSURGERY ANACUSIS (ANAKUSIS) OLFACTOMETRY ANCRGIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVARIECTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ovariectomy/ (accessed September 20, 2021).