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ORCHIECTOMY

 Dictionary entry overview: What does orchiectomy mean? 

ORCHIECTOMY (noun)
  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 


ORCHIECTOMY (noun)


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Meaning:

Surgical removal of one or both testicles

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

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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