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Meaning of "orchidectomy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ORCHIDECTOMY

From Greek orkhis testicle + -ectomy.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ORCHIDECTOMY

orchidectomy  [ˌɔːkɪˈdɛktəmɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ORCHIDECTOMY

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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Orchidectomy is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ORCHIDECTOMY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Orchiectomy

Orchiectomy is a surgical procedure to remove one or both testicles. The removal of both testicles specifically can be referred to as a bilateral orchiectomy. There are three main types of orchiectomy: simple, subcapsular, and inguinal. The first two types are usually done under local or epidural anesthesia, and take about 30 minutes to perform. An inguinal orchiectomy is sometimes done under general anesthesia, and takes between 30 minutes and an hour to complete.

Definition of orchidectomy in the English dictionary

The definition of orchidectomy in the dictionary is the surgical removal of one or both testes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ORCHIDECTOMY


adenoidectomy
ˌædɪnɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ
appendectomy
ˌæpɛnˈdɛktəmɪ
clitoridectomy
ˌklɪtərɪˈdɛktəmɪ
colectomy
kəˈlɛktəmɪ
gonadectomy
ɡɒnəˈdɛktəmɪ
haemorrhoidectomy
ˌhɛmərɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ
hysterectomy
ˌhɪstəˈrɛktəmɪ
iridectomy
ˌɪrɪˈdɛktəmɪ
laminectomy
ˌlæmɪˈnɛktəmɪ
lobectomy
ləʊˈbɛktəmɪ
lumpectomy
lʌmˈpɛktəmɪ
mastectomy
mæˈstɛktəmɪ
mastoidectomy
ˌmæstɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ
myomectomy
ˌmaɪəˈmɛktəmɪ
pneumonectomy
ˌnjuːməʊˈnɛktəmɪ
rhytidectomy
ˌrɪtɪˈdɛktəmɪ
splenectomy
splɪˈnɛktəmɪ
stapedectomy
ˌstæpɪˈdɛktəmɪ
thyroidectomy
ˌθaɪrɔɪˈdɛktəmɪ
vasectomy
væˈsɛktəmɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ORCHIDECTOMY

orchestrational
orchestrator
orchestric
orchestrina
orchestrion
orchid
orchidaceous
orchidectomies
orchideous
orchidist
orchidlike
orchidologist
orchidology
orchidomania
orchidomaniac
orchiectomy
orchil
orchis
orchitic
orchitis

WORDS THAT END LIKE ORCHIDECTOMY

adrenalectomy
anatomy
cholecystectomy
embolectomy
endarterectomy
gastrectomy
gingivectomy
hemorrhoidectomy
hepatectomy
keratectomy
laryngectomy
nephrectomy
oophorectomy
orchiectomy
ovariectomy
pancreatectomy
prostatectomy
sympathectomy
thymectomy
tonsillectomy
vitrectomy

Synonyms and antonyms of orchidectomy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «orchidectomy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ORCHIDECTOMY

Find out the translation of orchidectomy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of orchidectomy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «orchidectomy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

睾丸
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

orquiectomía
570 millions of speakers

English

orchidectomy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

orchidectomy
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

الخصية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

орхидэктомия
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

orchidectomy
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

orchidectomy
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

orchidectomie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Orchidectomy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Orchidektomie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

精巣摘除術
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

orchidectomy
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Orchidectomy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

orchidectomy
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

orchidectomy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ऑर्चिक्टक्टीमी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

orşiektomi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

orchiectomia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

orchidektomia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

орхідектомія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

orhiectomie
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ορχεκτομή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Orgidektomie
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

orkidektomi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

orchidectomy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of orchidectomy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ORCHIDECTOMY»

The term «orchidectomy» is normally little used and occupies the 129.254 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ORCHIDECTOMY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about orchidectomy

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ORCHIDECTOMY»

Discover the use of orchidectomy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to orchidectomy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Handbook of Office Urological Procedures
Indications. Orchidectomy is the removal of a testis. It may be simple or radical. The main indication for radical orchidectomy is the presence of testicular cancer. It involves removal of the entire cord and testis.
Hashim Hashim, Paul Abrams, Roger R Dmochowski, 2010
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Cancer of the Testis
had raised FSH level after orchidectomy. Of these patients 114 had documented baseline hormones post orchidectomy and a follow-up hormone profile taken a minimum of 5 years post-orchidectomy. In this group the median FSH rose from 7  ...
M. Pilar Laguna, Peter Albers, Jerome P. Richie, 2010
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Oxford Handbook of Urology
Indications Two types—radical orchidectomy and simple orchidectomy. Radical ( inguinal) orchidectomy For excision of testicular cancer. This approach is used for three reasons. To allow ligation of the testicular lymphatics as high as possible ...
John Reynard, Simon Brewster, Suzanne Biers, 2013
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Handbook of Surgical Consent
Description Orchidectomy is performed for both testicular and non-testicular pathology. The approach used varies depending on the underlying disease process that requires attention. Unilateral or bilateral orchidectomy can be performed.
Rajesh Nair, David J. Holroyd, 2011
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Transsexual and Other Disorders of Gender Identity: A ...
People attending a gender identity clinic sometimes seek orchidectomy (that is to say, castration) as a discrete procedure. There are probably many motivations behind such requests. A proportion of these requests come from men who have ...
James Barrett, 2007
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Anorectal Preparations: Advances in Research and ...
Investigators publish new data in the report 'Orchidectomy enhances the effects of phenylephrine in rat isolated portal vein.' According to recent research from Sao Paulo, Brazil, “1. Orchidectomy results in long-term testosterone deprivation  ...
‎2012
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The Epididymis: From Molecules to Clinical Practice: From ...
Androgens and epididymal cell death In the prostate, androgen withdrawal by orchidectomy is associated with both cell atrophy and apoptotic cell death. To determine whether apoptotic cell death is involved in the androgen dependent weight ...
Bernard Robaire, Barry Hinton, M.-C. Orgebin-Crist, 2001
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Studies on Men's Health and Fertility
However, clinical studies' data comparing testicular function after orchidectomy and detorsion and orchidopexy are still uncertain [87]. It has been suggested that, after a prolonged period of torsion, preserving surgery of the affected testis is ...
Ashok Agarwal, Robert John Aitken, Juan G Alvarez, 2012
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Ferrets, Rabbits and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery
Orchidectomy. The primary indication for orchidectomy in rodents is to prevent breeding, as it is easier to castrate males than to spay females.Urethralplugs have been described in male rats, gerbils, golden hamsters, mice, and guinea pigs as ...
Katherine Quesenberry, James W. Carpenter, 2011
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Knobil and Neill's Physiology of Reproduction
Morphological changes in principal cells suggest that these cells are particularly sensitive to androgen levels, in contrast to the other epithelial cell types, which appear to be less affected by orchidectomy (101). The secretory function of ...
Ernst Knobil, Jimmy D. Neill, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ORCHIDECTOMY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term orchidectomy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Prostate And chest Cancer; New Treatment Options
... castration resistant or hormone refractory prostate cancer and the testosterone ablation therapies such as orchidectomy or the administration ... «Information Nigeria, Jul 15»
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Ivan Basso Quits Tour De France After Testicular Cancer Diagnosis
In the majority of cases the first line of attack involves a radical inguinal orchidectomy. Yes, that's fancy medical lingo for cutting one of your ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
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Leydig cell tumor in a patient with 49,XXXXY karyotype: a review of …
Bilateral orchidectomy revealed a unilateral well-circumscribed Leydig cell tumor associated with bilateral Leydig cell hyperplasia.Inspired from ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jul 15»
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Metastatic adenocarcinoma of prostate in a 28-year-old male: The …
After bilateral inguinal orchidectomy, he was started on anti-androgen therapy and received palliative radiotherapy for bone metastasis. «UroToday, Jul 15»
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Study Confirms Excellent Prognosis for Stage I Seminoma
Patients presenting with stage I seminoma who received a single cycle of adjuvant carboplatin following inguinal orchidectomy have an ... «Cancer Therapy Advisor, Jun 15»
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Why men should check their testicles once a month and things to …
The first step is to remove the affected testicle (orchidectomy). For early stage cancers, follow-up treatment normally involves one course of ... «Daily Mail, Apr 15»
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Healthwise: What to pack while staying in hospital
“I signed up for a left hernia not a bilateral orchidectomy (castration).” Your “travel documents” are essential. I don't mean your passport and ... «Burnaby Now, Mar 15»
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Winnipeg transgender men raising money to complete transformation
The following surgical treatments for gender dysphoria are insured by Manitoba Health: orchidectomy, penectomy, vagioplasty, mastectomy, ... «CBC.ca, Mar 15»
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C.B.'s Tyler Hines details cancer journey through fiery artwork
It was two years ago that Hines, 33, was diagnosed with testicular cancer and underwent several rounds OF cancer treatment, an orchidectomy ... «TheChronicleHerald.ca, Feb 15»
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The Orchid & The Crow | Button Eye Productions
The song about what girls like, based around his first sexual encounter after his orchidectomy (ball removal surgery), is a treat of wisdom and ... «Australian Stage Online, Feb 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Orchidectomy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/orchidectomy>. Jun 2020 ».
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