Meaning of tubectomy in English:


Pronunciation /tjuːˈbɛktəmi/

nounplural noun tubectomies

another term for salpingectomy
‘In these health centres, no surgical procedures other than laparoscopic tubectomies are performed.’
  • ‘In reality, the only choice before them is sterilisation through tubectomies.’
  • ‘Also, a laparoscopic reverse tubectomy was done by doctors on a woman who had lost both children in an accident.’
  • ‘She had not wanted this pregnancy and wanted a tubectomy operation.’
  • ‘A young woman, pregnant soon after a caesarean section delivery, was counselled to undergo tubectomy after the second baby was born.’