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 (və-sĕk′tə-mīz′, vā-zĕk′-)
tr.v. va·sec·to·mized, va·sec·to·miz·ing, va·sec·to·miz·es
To perform a vasectomy on.


(vəˈsɛktəˌmaɪz) or


vb (tr)
(Medicine) to perform a vasectomy on
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.vasectomize - remove the vas deferens; "many men choose to be vasectomized as a form of safe birth control"
desex, desexualise, desexualize, sterilise, sterilize, unsex, fix - make infertile; "in some countries, people with genetically transmissible disabilites are sterilized"
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The scientists hit upon an ingenious idea for population control: vasectomize the males.