orchiectomy

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

Definition of orchiectomy

plural orchiectomies
: 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

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

medical Definition of orchiectomy

plural orchiectomies
: surgical excision of a testis or of both testes called also orchidectomy

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