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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

(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)]
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The color [L.sup.*], [a.sup.*], and [b.sup.*] values of muscles were higher in castrate than the entires (p<0.05).
Testosterone elevated above the castrate range during ADT is referred to as testosterone escape.[sup.4] There are two types of testosterone elevations during ADT: acute-on-chronic responses and breakthrough responses.
The simplest and most humane way to castrate, and with less risk of infection or extensive bleeding, is to put a "rubber band" (elastrator ring) on the calf when he is a day or so old.
While castrate and its derivatives had more hits than either neuter and emasculate, it was used predominantly to describe castration of animals, or punitive measures for sexual offenders.
Gender status also had an effect on fat firmness, with castrate fat being firmer in both shoulder and loin (P<0.05).
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We are the only country which does not castrate. The justification has gone."
Although in each case the decision to castrate the offender was ultimately defeated, bills introduced in 1990 providing for this sanction were hotly debated by legislators in Alabama, Indiana and Washington state.
If you are not keen on the idea of castration as it may not work, there is an implant available for male dogs, which will medically castrate the dog.
The concept of similar efficacy between the two methods of androgen suppression has been challenged on the basis that an escape phenomenon occurs in some men treated with gonadotropin agonists and this results in an elevation of serum testosterone above castrate levels, potentially leading to unsatisfactory tumor control.[sup.2,3]
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Castrate What's really scary is that the people who line up to accuse Brand of hypocrisy and "champagne socialism" are the same ones who whine about the "politics of envy" whenever anyone less minted makes similar suggestions.