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 Dictionary entry overview: What does orchiectomy mean? 

  The noun ORCHIECTOMY has 1 sense:

1. surgical removal of one or both testicles

  Familiarity information: ORCHIECTOMY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1orchiectomy [BACK TO TOP]


Surgical removal of one or both testicles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


orchidectomy; orchiectomy

Hypernyms ("orchiectomy" is a kind of...):

ablation; cutting out; excision; extirpation (surgical removal of a body part or tissue)

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