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vasectomy

vasectomy

noun va·sec·to·my \-tə-mē\

medical : an operation that makes a man unable to make a woman pregnant : a surgery that prevents a man from producing sperm when he has sex

plural va·sec·to·mies

Full Definition of VASECTOMY

:  surgical division or resection of all or part of the vas deferens usually to induce sterility

Origin of VASECTOMY

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1899

Rhymes with VASECTOMY

vasectomy

noun va·sec·to·my \-tə-mē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural va·sec·to·mies

Medical Definition of VASECTOMY

:  surgical division or resection of all or part of the vas deferens usually to induce sterility

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