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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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Before one begins to conjure up lurid visions of physical mutilation, it is useful to clarify here that castration here refers to chemical castration.
The court was hearing a plea filed by Supreme Court Women Lawyers' Association ( SCWLA) through its General Secretary Prerna Kumari demanding castration of child sex abusers.
In 2011, South Korea became the first Asian country to use chemical castration as a punishment.
It describes the medical context in terms of the practice of castration in the treatment of hysteric women between 1878 and 1895, arguing that this happened to Eckstein and influenced Freud and his theorizing of psychoanalysis, and the theories and practice of Freud between 1895 and 1896 and his position against female castration as a cure for hysteric women, with discussion of the specimen dream of psychoanalysis, the dream of Irma's injection, and how Eckstein's childhood trauma of circumcision caused a psychic reaction in Freud that determined key aspects of his self-analysis and theorizing.
The objective of this experiment was to evaluate the effects of post pubertal castration on blood hormone level, weight gain and body size of Wannan cattle.