functional castration

func·tion·al cas·tra·tion

gonadal atrophy produced by prolonged treatment with sex hormones or gonadotropin-releasing hormone superagonists or antagonists.
Synonym(s): chemical castration
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func·tion·al cas·tra·tion

(fŭngk'shŭn-ăl kas-trā'shŭn)
Gonadal atrophy produced by prolonged treatment with sex hormones or gonadotropin-releasing hormone superagonists or antagonists.
Synonym(s): medical castration.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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