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caponization

noun ca·pon·iza·tion

Medical Definition of caponization

  1. :  castration especially of a fowl

caponize or British caponise \ˈkā-pə-ˌnīz, -ˌpän-ˌīz\play transitive verb caponized or British caponised; caponizing or British caponising


Variants of caponization

or British caponisation \ˌkā-pə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play

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