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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
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By contrast, persons with gender dysphoria tend to engage in self-castration at significantly higher rates than those with other psychiatric conditions.
Throughout the production, the glass-walled cube serves as a venue for relating some of the backstory: Kundry's seduction of Amfortas and Klingsor's (a laid-back Willard White) self-castration, each overlaid with a film projection of Kundry s laughing profile.
The film has been banned from South Korean theaters due to its graphic sexual/violent content, reportedly including scenes of self-castration and incest.
Kosilek sued again in 2005 and in his latest ruling Wolf said the sex-change operation is the "only adequate treatment for Kosilek's "serious medical need," noting that he/she has twice tried to commit suicide and made an attempt at self-castration.
Of the 11 individual trans people in these cases, (8) at least six have threatened or attempted suicide and/or attempted or completed self-castration (see Barrett, Cuoco , De'lonta, Gammett, Kosilek, and Stevens).
11) At the time, these "very Christian preoccupations" included strict prohibitions on sexual activity, which sometimes resulted in self-castration as a preventative or self-punitive measure, as in the famous case of Origen: "castration was both a potential--and sometimes actually chosen-solution for a penitent Christian and an operation regularly practiced by physicians of the period" (Bourgeaud, p.