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emasculation

 [e-mas″ku-la´shun]
bilateral orchiectomy.

e·mas·cu·la·tion

(ē-mas'kyū-lā'shŭn), Do not confuse this word with emaculation.
Castration of the male by removal of the testes or penis.
Synonym(s): eviration (1)
[L. emasculo, pp. -atus, to castrate, fr. e- priv. + masculus, masculine]

emasculation

/emas·cu·la·tion/ (e-mas″ku-la´shun) bilateral orchiectomy.

emasculation

[imas′kyəlā′shən]
a loss of the testes or penis or both. See also castration.

e·mas·cu·la·tion

(ē-mas'kyū-lā'shŭn)
Castration of the male by removal of the testes and/or penis.
[L. emasculo, pp. -atus, to castrate, fr. e- priv. + masculus, masculine]

emasculation

  1. (in plants) the removal of stamens from hermaphrodite flowers before pollen is liberated, thus enabling artificial CROSS-POLLINATION.
  2. (in animals) (also called

emasculation

removal of the penis or testes.
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