noun, plural vas·ec·to·mies.Surgery.
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He mused aloud on Twitter about getting a vasectomy but stressed that he and his wife have made no decision.The Meteorologist’s Meltdown: Eric Holthaus on Deciding to Quit Flying|David Freedlander|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A few years into our marriage I had a vasectomy because my wife was having health issues related to birth control pills.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“If you have had a vasectomy, Andrew, this whole cover-up is no good,” Young quoted him as saying.Edwards Staffer Andrew Young Offers Shocking Testimony About His Boss|Diane Dimond|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Oddly, part of their package for asylum included a letter from a Vancouver clinic stating that Harry had received a vasectomy.Mother of Los Angeles’ Alleged Arsonist Had a Wild Life|Christine Pelisek|January 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Such sterilization of a woman is in contravention to the decretal of Gregory as given in the chapter on Vasectomy.
It is much easier to restore function after vasectomy than after obliterating epididymitis.
Vasectomy tends to check masturbation, and the minds of the masturbators frequently improve after the operation.
He said ten of this dozen had been confirmed masturbators, and all were cured by vasectomy.
If a man has been sterilized by vasectomy, restoration of function and removal of the sterility seems practically always possible.
British Dictionary definitions for vasectomy
noun plural -mies
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A surgical procedure in which the ducts that carry sperm out of the testes are cut and tied off so that no sperm can pass. Vasectomy is a form of male sterilization and is used as a method of birth control. The procedure has no effect on a man's capacity to produce semen; the only difference is that his semen will no longer contain sperm.