castration

[n] - neutering a male animal by removing the testicles 2. [n] - surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men)
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Castration

Castration: Removal of the sex glands, usually used to indicate removal of the male testicles.
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Castration

Cas·tra'tion noun [ Latin castratio ; confer French castration .] The act of castrating.
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castration

The removal of the gonads or their destruction as by radiation or parasites. ... Origin: L. Castratio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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castration

emasculation noun neutering a male animal by removing the testicles
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castration

(kas-tra´shәn) excision of the gonads (bilateral orchiectomy in a male or bilateral oophorectomy in a female), or destruction of the gonads, as by radiation or parasites. If this occurs before puberty, secondary sex characters will fail to develop. See also eunuch. female castration ...
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Castration

• (n.) The act of castrating.
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castration

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castration

(L. castratio) removal of the gonads, or their destruction as by radiation or parasites.
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castration

castration 1. The removal of the gonads, or their destruction as by radiation, parasites, or other physical removal. 2. Neutering a male animal by removing the testicles; emasculation. 3. The surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men). 4. The delet
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Castration

Castration (also referred to as gelding, spaying, neutering, fixing, orchiectomy, oophorectomy) is any action, surgical, chemical, or otherwise, by which a male loses the functions of the testicles or a female loses the functions of the ovaries. ==Humans== The practice of castration has its roots before recorded human history. Castration was frequ
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castration

  1. neutering a male animal by removing the testicles
  2. surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men)

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Castration

The removal of the testicles or ovaries. The procedure is usually done if the testicles or ovaries have been infected with a disease. A patient undergoing cancer treatment may be castrated.
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castration

castration, removal of the sex glands of an animal, i.e., testes in the male, or ovaries and often the uterus in the female. Castration of the female animal is commonly referred to as spaying. Castration results in sterility, decreased sexual desire, and inhibition of secondary sex characteristics. ...
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Castration

Removal of the testicles. The act of gelding. When this act is maliciously performed upon a man, it is a mayhem and punishable as such, although the sufferer consented to it.
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Castration

Castration is the act of depriving a male animal of the testicles. It is practised on domestic animals (as oxen, horses, cats and dogs) with the object of rendering them more submissive and docile, etc. Men who are castrated are known as eunuchs.
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castration

Type: Term Pronunciation: kas-trā′shŭn Definitions: 1. Removal of the testicles or ovaries. See: castration complex, castrate
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castration

Removal of the sex glands (either ovaries or testes). Male domestic animals may be castrated to prevent reproduction, to make them larger or more docile, or to eradicate disease. Castration of humans was used in ancient and medieval times and occasionally later to preserve the treble voice of boy singers or, by Muslims, to provide eunuchs, trustwor
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CASTRATION

Surgical removal of the testes; sterilization of the male.
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Castration

neutering of male dog (removal of testicles)
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Castration

Removal of the testicles of the male animal
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castration

Removal or destruction of the testicles or ovaries using radiation, surgery, or drugs. Medical castration refers to the use of drugs to suppress the function of the ovaries or testicles.
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Castration

Process of removing testicles from male lambs.
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CASTRATION

Removal of the testicles.
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castration

A synonym for neutering the male animal by removal of the testicles.
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