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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.
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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
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castration

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

castration

[kæsˈtreɪʃən] Ncastración f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

castration

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

nKastration f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

castration

[kæsˈtreɪʃn] ncastrazione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

castrate

(kӕˈstreit) , ((American) ˈkӕstreit) verb
to remove the sexual organs of (a male animal). The bull has been castrated.
caˈstration noun
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

castration

n castración f
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Based on medical advice from experts and discussions with the parents, the patient underwent bilateral orchidectomy. Testicular histology revealed that the seminiferous tubules were lined only by a few Sertoli cells.
Bilateral orchidectomy should not be considered an obsolete alternative for metastatic cancer of the prostate.
The loss of bone mineral density has been reported to be more than 5% per year in patients with carcinoma prostate after bilateral orchidectomy. So far there are only a few studies evaluating the role of bisphosphonates in prevention of loss of bone mineral density after bilateral orchidectomy.

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