orchiectomy


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to orchiectomy: orchidectomy

or·chi·ec·to·my

(ôr′kē-ĕk′tə-mē) or or·chi·dec·to·my (-kĭ-dĕk′-)
n. pl. or·chi·ec·to·mies or or·chi·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of one or both testes.

[Greek orkhis, orkhi-, testicle + -ectomy.]

orchiectomy

Surgery to remove one or both testicles.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orchiectomy - surgical removal of one or both testicles
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations
orchidectomieorchiectomie

orchiectomy, orchidectomy

n (pl -mies) orquiectomía or orquidectomía
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.
Emily tweeted a photo of Scott smiling from his hospital bed with the words: "My husband had an orchiectomy today.
Therapies for adults include hormone treatment, mastectomy, hysterectomy, orchiectomy, oophorectomy and gender reassignment surgery.
The patient then expressed the desire to undergo an orchiectomy, a procedure for removing the testicles.
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.
The patient underwent transurethral prostate resection and bilateral orchiectomy.
Left (or right) - finding out after the amputation - mastectomy - orchiectomy - nephrectomy - pneumonectomy - etc.
Androgen Deprivation Therapy (ADT) in the form of bilateral orchiectomy is a common form of treatment in metastatic prostate cancer.
Standard treatments of seminomas are radical orchiectomy, follow-up, adjuvant radiotherapy or chemotherapy (2).
Therefore, radical inguinal orchiectomy together with 12-core transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy was performed.