desex

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verb de·sex \ (ˌ)dē-ˈseks \

Definition of desex

transitive verb
2 :to eliminate perceived sexism from
  • desex the language of church Bible study programs
  • —R. M. Harley

Examples of desex in a Sentence

  1. desex the baby chickens destined for market

First Known Use of desex

1911

desex Synonyms

Synonyms
alter, neuter, fix
Related Words
castrate, emasculate, geld; spay; sterilize

Medical Dictionary

desex

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transitive verb de·sex \ (ˈ)dē-ˈseks \

medical Definition of desex



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