castration

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The act of removing the testicles
Any act that removes power from a person (particularly a man) or entity
{n} a gelding, a curtailing
or neutering Removal of the testes. The procedure stops most production of the hormone testosterone. If done before puberty, it prevents the development of functioning adult sex organs. Castration after sexual maturity makes the sex organs shrink and stop functioning, ending sperm formation and sexual interest and behaviour. Livestock and pets are castrated to keep them from reproducing (see sterilization) or to create a more docile animal. In humans, castration has been used for both cultural (see eunuch, castrato) and medical (e.g., for testicular cancer) reasons
the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
{i} emasculation, sterilization, removal of the male glands
neutering a male animal by removing the testicles
surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men); "bilateral castration results in sterilization"
The act of castrating
eviration
castration anxiety
anxiety felt by a male concerning loss of masculinity (psychoanalytical term developed by Sigmund Freud)
castration anxiety
(psychoanalysis) anxiety resulting from real or imagined threats to your sexual functions; originally applied only to men but can in principal apply to women
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To remove the ovaries of
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To remove the testicles of
chemical castration
A medical treatment using a hormonal drug to inhibit the function of a man's testes, intended to have the same effect on the sex drive as surgical castration. It is typically used on sex offenders as a punishment and/or preventative measure, or on people wishing to undergo male-to-female transsexualism
castrate
{v} to geld, make imperfect, lop away
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To deprive of the testicles; to emasculate; to geld; to alter
castrate
To cut or take out; esp
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{f} emasculate, sterilize, remove the male glands
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To castrate a male animal or a man means to remove his testicles. In the ancient world, it was probably rare to castrate a dog or cat. a castrated male horse. + castration castrations cas·tra·tion the castration of male farm animals. to remove the testicles of a male animal or a man (past participle of castrare)
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edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"
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deprive of strength or vigor; "The Senate emasculated the law"
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remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
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a man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction; "eunuchs guarded the harem"
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to remove anything erroneous, or objectionable from, as the obscene parts of a writing; to expurgate
castrate
remove the testicles of a male animal
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