adj. A brutal surgery that leaves so many scrunchies without a job--or hope.
Real citation: "Miss 7: "Daddy the scitech putty bounced into my hair." Had to perform emergency ponytail-ectomy. #deadmanwhenwifegetshome"
(April 15, 2010, Daniel Simpson, Twitter, http://twitter.com/dansimmo1/statuses/12209334262)
Made-up citation: "I remember my ponytail-ectomy... It was a tough day. Almost as tough as the day I gave my balls a Canadian--the Brazilian's frigid cousin."