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    castration

    castration - Dictionary definition and meaning for word castration

    Definition
    (noun) neutering a male animal by removing the testicles
    Synonyms : emasculation
    Definition
    (noun) surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men)
    Example Sentence
    • bilateral castration results in sterilization
    Definition
    (noun) the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
    Synonyms : expurgation
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