orchiectomy

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noun or·chi·ec·to·my \ˌȯr-kē-ˈek-tə-mē\

Definition of orchiectomy

plural

orchiectomies

  1. :  surgical removal of one or both testes

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Origin and Etymology of orchiectomy

Greek orchis + English -ectomy


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orchiectomy

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noun or·chi·ec·to·my \ˌȯr-kē-ˈek-tə-mē\
variants: also

orchectomy

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Medical Definition of orchiectomy

plural

orchiectomies

  1. :  surgical excision of a testis or of both testes—called also orchidectomy


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