[ awr-kee-ek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌɔr kiˈɛk tə mi /
noun, plural or·chi·ec·to·mies. Surgery.
excision of one or both testes; castration.
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Medicine definitions for orchiectomy
[ ôr′kē-ĕk′tə-mē ]
Surgical removal of one or both testes.testectomy
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