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orchidectomy

[ awr-ki-dek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌɔr kɪˈdɛk tə mi /
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noun, plural or·chi·dec·to·mies.Surgery.

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British Dictionary definitions for orchidectomy

orchidectomy
/ (ˌɔːkɪˈdɛktəmɪ) /

noun plural -mies

the surgical removal of one or both testes

Word Origin for orchidectomy

C19: from Greek orkhis testicle + -ectomy
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