noun, plural orchiectomies. Surgery.
excision of one or both testes; castration.
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orchiectomy or·chi·ec·to·my (ôr'kē-ěk'tə-mē) or or·chi·dec·to·my (-kĭ-děk'-)
Surgical removal of one or both testes. Also called testectomy.

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As he explained it, the look-see was a simple operation called an orchiectomy.
The procedure is called a unilateral radical orchiectomy, and it's as ugly as it sounds.
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