orchiectomy[ôr′kē ek′tə mē]
orchiectomy definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. orchiectomies
the surgical removal of one or both testicles; castration
Origin: orchi- plush -ectomy
orchiectomy definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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or or·chi·dec·to·mynoun pl. or·chi·ec·to·mies or or·chi·dec·to·mies
Surgical removal of one or both testes.
Origin: Greek orkhis, orkhi-, testicle + -ectomy.
orchiectomy - Medical Definition
Surgical removal of one or both testes. Also called testectomy.