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  Words related to castration

Related / Similar Words: expurgation, emasculation

 

Definition:
  • the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work;
  • surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men); "bilateral castration results in sterilization";
  • neutering a male animal by removing the testicles;

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    Hyponyms: bowdlerization, bowdlerisation

     

    Derivational Morphology: bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shorten, alter, neuter, spay, emasculate, demasculinize, demasculinise

     

    Anagrams: constraint, cartoonist, con artist

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: кастрация   Chinese: 宮刑  
    Dutch: castratie   Finnish: kastraatio  
    German: Kastrierung   Greek: ευνουχισμός  
    Hebrew: סירוס   Italian: castrazione  
    Japanese: 去勢   Korean: 거세  
    Latvian: kastrācija   Russian: кастрация  
    Spanish: castración  
     
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