vasectomy

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va·sec·to·my

 (və-sĕk′tə-mē, vā-zĕk′-)
n. pl. va·sec·to·mies
Surgical removal of all or part of the vas deferens, usually as a means of sterilization.

vasectomy

(vəˈsɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of all or part of the vas deferens, esp as a method of contraception

va•sec•to•my

(væˈsɛk tə mi, veɪˈzɛk-)

n., pl. -mies.
surgical excision of part or all of the vas deferens to effect sterility in men.
[1895–1900; vas (deferens) + -ectomy]
va•sec′to•mize`, v.t. -mized, -miz•ing.

vasectomy

surgical excision of part of the vas deferens, the duct which carries sperm from the testes, performed as a form of male contraception.
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surgical excision of part of the vas deferens, the duet which carries sperm from the testes, performed as a form of male contraception.
See also: Birth

vasectomy

Surgery to sever the vas deferens in order to cause sterility.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vasectomy - surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
surgical contraception - contraception by surgical sterilization
Translations

vasectomy

[væˈsektəmɪ] Nvasectomía f

vasectomy

[vəˈsɛktəmi] nvasectomie f

vasectomy

nVasektomie f (spec), → Sterilisation f (des Mannes)

vasectomy

[væˈsɛktəmɪ] nvasectomia

va·sec·to·my

n. vasectomía, excisión parcial y ligadura de los conductos deferentes para impedir la salida de espermatozoides en el semen, procedimiento gen. usado como contraceptivo.

vasectomy

n (pl -mies) vasectomía