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tr.v. de·sexed, de·sex·ing, de·sex·es
To remove part or all of the reproductive organs of; neuter.
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1. to unsex.
2. to deprive of sex appeal or sexual interest.
3. to degenderize.
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Past participle: desexed
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|Verb||1.||desex - make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"|
vasectomise, vasectomize - remove the vas deferens; "many men choose to be vasectomized as a form of safe birth control"
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