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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 chemical castration, 0.2 cc of 5% formol solution was injected into the scrutums of sheep under sedation.
The condition was painful during early days of castration, while pain was completely absent as time advanced.
The % change in average BMD was calculated separately for men > 70 years and < than 70 years of age, for osteopenic and osteoporotic patients and for patients with castration duration less than and more than one year.
Chemical castration has been offered to sex offenders as an alternative to further imprisonment.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Metastatic Hormone Refractory (Castration Resistant, Androgen-Independent) Prostate Cancer, complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
Surgical castration involves the physical removal of the gonads from the male body, a form of castration that is rarely used by governments as a punishment for sex criminals.
Pressing for castration as a punishment, Pavani said the Madras HC had recently asked the Centre to consider it.
Cooper (1986) suggests that thoughts of castration are a part of many men's lives, whether through fear or fascination.
During 1st month of castration, concentration of growth hormone decreased (Pless than 0.01) in SCG compared to NCG.
[USPRwire, Sat Mar 14 2015] Global Markets Direct's, 'Hormone Refractory (Castration Resistant, Androgen-Independent) Prostate Cancer - Pipeline Review, H1 2015', provides an overview of the Hormone Refractory (Castration Resistant, Androgen-Independent) Prostate Cancer's therapeutic pipeline.
However, only 70 Members of the Parliament voted for the chemical castration and 25 voted against out of 95 registered.
The primary outcome of interest was overall survival from date of abiraterone start and from date of metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer diagnosis (mCRPC).
Manama: A Saudi religious scholar said that he supported chemical castration to combat sexual harassment or sex crimes.