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castrate

 [kas´trāt]
1. to deprive of the gonads, rendering the individual incapable of reproduction.
2. a castrated individual.

cas·trate

(kas'trāt),
To remove the testicles or the ovaries.
[L. castro, pp. -atus, to deprive of generative power (male or female)]

castrate

/cas·trate/ (kas´trāt)
1. to deprive of the gonads, rendering the individual incapable of reproduction.
2. a castrated individual.

castrate

(kăs′trāt′)
tr.v. cas·trated, cas·trating, cas·trates
1. To remove the testicles of (a male); geld or emasculate.
2. To remove the ovaries of (a female); spay.
n.
An individual who is incapable of reproduction as a result of removal, destruction, or inactivation of the gonads.

cas′trat·er, cas′tra·tor n.
cas·tra′tion n.

castrate

verb To surgically remove the testes to make a human or animal male inconceivable.

cas·trate

(kas'trāt)
To remove the testicles or the ovaries.
[L. castro, pp. -atus, to deprive of generative power (male or female)]

castrate

1. to deprive of the gonads, rendering the animal incapable of reproduction.
2. a castrated animal.
The strictly correct usage of the word is to apply it to animals of both sexes. Common usage is to restrict its use to the male.
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