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or·chi·dec·to·my

 (ôr′kĭ-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. or·chi·dec·to·mies
Variant of orchiectomy.

orchidectomy

(ˌɔːkɪˈdɛktəmɪ) or

orchiectomy

n, pl -mies
(Medicine) the surgical removal of one or both testes
[C19: from Greek orkhis testicle + -ectomy]
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Noun1.orchidectomy - surgical removal of one or both testicles
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations
orkidektomia
orchidectomieorchiectomie

or·chi·dec·to·my

n. orquidectomía, orquectomía, extirpación de uno o ambos testículos.
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As compared to Hazrat [10] et al, fewer Orchidopexies (97% vs 33%) and more Orchidectomies (3% vs 66%) were done and average operative time for these procedures was more (20 mins vs 45 mins).
Despite the benign nature of MPO, past studies indicated that unnecessary orchidectomies were performed in 18% of cases.[sup.14]
8:45 EFFECTS OF LONG AND SHORT TERM ORCHIDECTOMIES ON SEMINAL VESICLE PROTEINS IN ADULT MALE RATS USING SDS-PAGE, Cindy Rogers [*], Christi Kitchens and Thomas Toney.