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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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