Etymology
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orchidectomy (n.)

"a cutting out of one or both of the testicles," 1870, from Latinized form of Greek orkhis "testicle" (see orchid) + -ectomy "a cutting, surgical removal." Coined by medical men in an attempt to avoid the common word castration.

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Definitions of orchidectomy

orchidectomy (n.)
surgical removal of one or both testicles;
Synonyms: orchiectomy
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