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vasectomy

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noun va·sec·to·my \-tə-mē\

Simple Definition of vasectomy

  • 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

Full Definition of vasectomy

plural va·sec·to·mies

  1. :  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


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vasectomy

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noun va·sec·to·my \-tə-mē\

Medical Definition of vasectomy

plural va·sec·to·mies

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




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