Pronounced: o-frek-toe-meEn Español (Spanish Version)
Oophorectomy is the removal of one or both ovaries. This may be combined with removing the fallopian tubes (salpingo-oophorectomy). Removal of the ovaries and/or fallopian tubes is often done as part of a complete or total hysterectomy.
The Female Reproductive System
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Last reviewedDecember 2013by Andrea Chisholm, MD
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