gonadectomy


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gonadectomy

 [go″nah-dek´to-me]
surgical removal of a gonad.

go·nad·ec·to·my

(gō'nad-ek'tŏ-mē),
Excision of ovary or testis.
See also: castration, orchiectomy, ovariectomy.
[gonado- + G. ektomē, excision]

gonadectomy

/go·nad·ec·to·my/ (go″nah-dek´tah-me) surgical removal of an ovary or testis.

gonadectomy

(gō′nə-dĕk′tə-mē)
n.
Surgical excision of an ovary or a testis.

gonadectomy

Urology Uni- or bilateral excision of a gonad, either an ovary or a testis; castration. See Castration, Oophorectomy.

go·nad·ec·to·my

(gon'ă-dek'tŏ-mē)
Excision of ovary or testis.
[gonado- + G. ektomē, excision]

gonadectomy

removal of a gonad.
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The investigators excluded patients with primary hypogonadism, surgical gonadectomy, and medical conditions such as anorexia nervosa, hypothyroidism, and hypopituitarism that could lead to hypogonadism.