castration

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Synonyms for castration

the act or an instance of making one incapable of reproducing sexually

Synonyms for castration

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)

the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work

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In 2011, South Korea became the first Asian country to use chemical castration as a punishment.
He treats the machine Christopher almost like a lover, defending it from physical harm and choosing chemical castration over imprisonment so that they can be together.
We will introduce the bill on chemical castration of pedophiles again," he stressed.
Manama: A Saudi religious scholar said that he supported chemical castration to combat sexual harassment or sex crimes.
26 ( ANI ): A Saudi religious scholar has said sexual predators should undergo chemical castration to combat sexual harassment or sex crimes.
He was forced to undergo chemical castration, and committed suicide shortly thereafter.
Some men still opt for castration as away of halting the production of testosterone but almost all men these days have chemical castration which can be reversed.
Hormone therapy is used to block the production of testosterone, which fuels prostate cancer growth, via either physical or chemical castration.
Its position may disappoint many of those outraged by the gangrape incident, but the panel is also perhaps right in rejecting the proposal to introduce chemical castration for rapists, as also that for lowering the cut- off age for juveniles from 18 to 16.
The Congress party reportedly pushed for tougher punishments for sex crimes, including chemical castration, authorities in New Delhi launched a hotline to improve safety for women in the capital.
He chose chemical castration as an alternative to jail, and killed himself with cyanide two years later.
He looked glummer than usual and I thought he was going to say "I'm sorry, my mother died this morning" but, instead, he told me my PSA level was rising at a concerning rate and stuck me on hormone therapy, which is a polite expression for chemical castration.
In a letter to the judge Pullin indicated that he was willing to be put on a chemical castration course, but Judge Durham Hall said he no power to make such an order.
6] Although still debatable, a serum testosterone level of 20 ng/dL is used to describe chemical castration with LHRH agonists.
And vile Connor has dropped his appeal against his sentence for molesting Romanian boys, in case the court throws out his case and gives him a new sentence that includes chemical castration.