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Definition 1: neutering a male animal by removing the testicles - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for castration in the sense of this definition

(castration is a kind of ...) the sterilization of an animal

"they took him to the vet for neutering"

Definition 2: surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where castration or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bilateral castration results in sterilization

(castration is a kind of ...) a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body

"they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available" "he died while undergoing surgery"

Definition 3: the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for castration in the sense of this definition

(castration is a kind of ...) the act of deleting something written or printed

(... is a kind of castration ) the act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent

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