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cas·trate

 (kăs′trāt′)
tr.v. cas·trat·ed, cas·trat·ing, cas·trates
1. To remove the testicles of (a male); geld or emasculate.
2. To remove the ovaries of (a female); spay.
3. To deprive of virility or spirit; emasculate.
n.
An individual who is incapable of reproduction as a result of removal, destruction, or inactivation of the gonads.

[Latin castrāre, castrāt-; see kes- in Indo-European roots.]

cas′trat·er, cas′tra·tor n.
cas·tra′tion n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.castration - neutering a male animal by removing the testicles
altering, neutering, fixing - the sterilization of an animal; "they took him to the vet for neutering"
2.castration - surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men); "bilateral castration results in sterilization"
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
3.castration - the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary workcastration - the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
deletion - the act of deleting something written or printed
bowdlerisation, bowdlerization - the act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent

castration

noun
The act or an instance of making one incapable of reproducing sexually:
Translations
خَصْي
кастрация
kastrace
kastration
kiherélés
vönun, gelding
거세
kastrácia
burmahadımiğdiş etme

castration

[kæsˈtreɪʃən] Ncastración f

castration

[ˌkæˈstreɪʃən] n [man, animal] → castration f

castration

nKastration f

castration

[kæsˈtreɪʃn] ncastrazione f

castrate

(kӕˈstreit) , ((American) ˈkӕstreit) verb
to remove the sexual organs of (a male animal). The bull has been castrated.
caˈstration noun

castration

n castración f
References in periodicals archive ?
Patients were randomised 2:1 to receive either ERLEADA orally at a dose of 240 mg once daily, or placebo once daily, All patients received a concomitant gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog or had a bilateral orchiectomy.
All the patients received a gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) analog or had prior bilateral orchiectomy.
The patient underwent transurethral prostate resection and bilateral orchiectomy.
1) Surgical castration, or bilateral orchiectomy, was the gold standard for androgen deprivation in patients with prostate cancer for several decades, until the 1980s, when luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LHRH) agonists became available.
Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) in the form of bilateral orchiectomy is a common form of treatment in metastatic prostate cancer.
Surgical castration is bilateral orchiectomy ( removal of both testes), and chemical uses pharmaceutical drugs to inactivate the testes.
12, 13) Puberty-dependent virilization pushes many patients to change their social sex to male at puberty whether with or without surgical correction, otherwise they require bilateral orchiectomy if the female social sex is chosen.
Secondary extensive debridement including bilateral orchiectomy and amputation of the penis was performed.
Thyavihally et al investigated the efficacy of chemotherapy with 5-fluorouracil plus leucovorin plus oxaliplatin along with bilateral orchiectomy.
Objectives: To assess the effects of flutamide in patients suffering from advanced carcinoma of the prostate who underwent bilateral orchiectomy.

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