Example Sentences

bilateral castration results in sterilization



neutering a male animal by removing the testicles

Synonyms: emasculation


surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men)


the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work

Synonyms: expurgation

Other words

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