ovariectomy

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Synonyms for ovariectomy

surgical removal of one of both ovaries

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Bilateral ovariectomies were performed from a dorsal approach with a small midline dorsal skin incision.
For example, oestrogen depletion following surgical removal of the ovaries in premenopausal women is associated with decreased verbal memory performance, while oestrogen replacement therapy (ERT) is associated with stable cognitive performance in women who have had ovariectomies [13].
A crude distinction, which may have caused some misclassification, was made between the two by assuming that only hysterectomies with ovariectomies were followed by estrogen treatment.
Shorter covers the domain of gynecological surgery, primarily ovariectomies and clitoridectomies, and then motor hysteria, which encompassed paralysis in vitually any portion of the body, as well as hysterical fits, which included everything from catalepsy or fainting trance to uncontrolled motor activity that affected the entire body.
In addition, Framingham's Wilson points out, the 30- to 55-year-old nurses included in the study had all reached menopause, meaning many of them had ceased menstruating at an unusually early age, and many had had ovariectomies and hysterectomies.