alimentary castration


Definition of alimentary castration

: inhibition of sexual development associated with nutritional deficiencies (as in worker bees)

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First Known Use of alimentary castration

1895, in the meaning defined above

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“Alimentary castration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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