orchidotomy

[awr-ki-dot-uh-mee]

noun, plural or·chi·dot·o·mies. Surgery.

incision of a testis.

Nearby words

  1. orchidic,
  2. orchiditis,
  3. orchido-,
  4. orchidology,
  5. orchidometer,
  6. orchiectomy,
  7. orchiepididymitis,
  8. orchil,
  9. orchio-,
  10. orchiocele

Also orchotomy.

Origin of orchidotomy

First recorded in 1890–95; orchido- + -tomy

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