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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Surgical removal of one or both Fallopian tubes.

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  • In the case of women a similar operation on the Fallopian tubes, which is known as salpingectomy, is an abdominal operation and cannot be said to be entirely free from...
  • The analogous operation of salpingectomy in women is an abdominal operation, but the risk is not considered serious.
  • This operation, which has gained wide attention in recent years under the name of "sterilization," usually takes the form of vasectomy in man and salpingectomy in woman;...
  • What's worst, Alberta seems to have jumped on the bandwagon that categorically prevents coverage for treatment of gender identity disorder when the majority of these treatments... for more
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