OVARIECTOMY

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."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OVARIECTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ovariectomy/ (accessed September 20, 2021).
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