noun: Surgical incision into an ovary, as to perform a biopsy or remove a tumor.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
This operation, known as ovariotomy, is one of the greatest triumphs of modern surgery.
Ephraim McDowell (17711830) performed a successful ovariotomy, thus showing that surgery of the abdominal cavity was not necessarily fatal.
-- The removal of the ovaries, or ovariotomy, is practised for the purpose of rendering the female more useful for meat production, prolonging the period of lactation, overcoming vicious habits and preventing oestrum or heat.
At what age is it best to practise castration and ovariotomy?
Altogether his publications number almost 100, the best known of which deal with ovariotomy, the transplantation of bone, radical operation for hernia, and phases of the treatment of cancer.