vasectomy

(vua-sek;tuo-me, va-zek;tuo-me) Surgical removal of portions of the ductus deferentia to induce infertility.
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Vasectomy

A sterilization process that removes a male cat's sperm transporting connective tubes.
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vasectomy

[n] - surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization)
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vasectomy

A vasectomy is a surgical procedure which will sterilise a man. The procedure cuts the vasa deferentia tubes, preventing sperm from being ejaculated. It is used by many couples as a permanent form of birth control.
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Vasectomy

a usually permanent method of sterilisation in which the tubes carrying sperm from the testicles (the vas deferens) are cut and tied off; as a result, the semen will no longer contain sperm
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Vasectomy

Our Vasectomy Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Vasectomy Vasectomy: A vasectomy is a surgical procedure designed to make a man sterile by cutting or blocking both the right and left vas deferens, the tubes through which sperm pass into the ejaculate. Common Misspellings: vesectimy
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Vasectomy

Vas·ec'to·my (văs*ĕk'to*mȳ) noun [ Vas + -ecmoty .] (Surg.) Resection or excision of the vas deferens.
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vasectomy

<procedure, surgery> A surgical sterilisation procedure performed in males where a segment of the vas deferens is removed. ... (27 Sep 1997) ...
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vasectomy

noun surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible
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vasectomy

(vә-sek´tә-me) excision of the vas (ductus) deferens, or a portion of it; bilateral vasectomy results in sterility.
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Vasectomy

• (n.) Resection or excision of the vas deferens.
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vasectomy

severing of the vas deferens in the male reproductive tract to bring about sterility or to prevent infection. The testes in the male produce the ... [3 related articles]
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vasectomy

vasectomy 1. Excision of the vas deferens, or of a portion of it: performed to effect sterility in men. 2. A surgical sterilisation procedure performed in males where a segment of the vas deferens (excretory duct of the testis that conveys sperm) is removed. 3. The surgical removal of the ductus (vas) deferens, or of a portion of it; done to indu...
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Vasectomy

A permanent sterilization procedure for men to prevent pregnancy. The procedure is usually done as an outpatient surgery with local anesthetic. Each vas deferens is cut and the ends separated to prevent the passage of sperm. While the procedure can sometimes be reversed, it is generally considered a permanent form of birth control. Broader ter...
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vasectomy

vasectomy, male sterilization by surgical excision of the vas deferens, the thin duct that carries sperm cells from the testicles to the prostate and the penis. Vasectomy is a popular method of birth control: in 1983, figures showed that approximately 10 million men had been sterilized in the U.S. s...
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Vasectomy

What's involved? A vasectomy is an operation to cut and seal off the tubes (called the vasa deferentia) that carry sperm from the testicles to the penis. Having a vasectomy means you will not be able to father any more children. Your surgeon will locate the tubes through the skin and make small incisions (less than 1cm) in both sides...
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Vasectomy

Vasectomy is the surgical sterilisation of a man by cutting, and tieing the vas deferens in the testicles. It has been reported that the only noticeable difference after a vasectomy is a milder flavour of the ejaculate.
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vasectomy

Type: Term Pronunciation: va-sek′tŏ-mē Definitions: 1. Excision of a segment of the vas deferens, performed in association with prostatectomy or to produce sterility. Synonyms: deferentectomy
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vasectomy

Male sterilization; an operation to cut and tie the ducts (see vas deferens) that carry sperm from the testes to the penis. Vasectomy does not affect sexual performance, but the semen produced at ejaculation no longer contains sperm. Some surgical attempts to reopen the duct have been successful, and some have opened spontaneously, thus making ...
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VASECTOMY

Sterilization of the male by severing the testicular tubules (vas deferens) without removing the testes.
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Vasectomy

The surgical separation of the vas a deferens – a procedure used for birth control.
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vasectomy

(vua-sek;tuo-me, va-zek;tuo-me) Surgical removal of portions of the ductus deferentia to induce infertility.
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Vasectomy

Vasectomy is a simple and reliable method of contraception. It is sometimes known as male sterilisation. The procedure works by preventing sperm from the testes reaching the semen that is ejaculated during sex.
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vasectomy

A contraceptive procedure in men in which the vas deferens is cut and the cut ends are sealed to prevent the transportation of sperm. Surgical separation of the vas deferens so that sperm, while still produced, do not leave the body.
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vasectomy

An operation to cut or tie off the two tubes that carry sperm out of the testicles.
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