TITLE

laparohystero-oophorectomy

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1203
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "laparohystero-oophorectomy" is presented. It refers to the removal of the uterus and ovaries through an abdominal incision. The term originated from the Greek words "lapara" meaning flank, "hystera," meaning womb, "oon," meaning ovum, "phoros," meaning bearer, and "ektome," meaning excision.
ACCESSION #
21233752

 

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