Definition of penectomy in English:

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Pronunciation: /pɛˈnɛktəmi/


[mass noun]
Surgical amputation of the penis.
Example sentences
  • There are several parts to the surgery, which may include any or all of the following: orchiectomy, penectomy, vaginoplasty, and augmentation mammoplasty.
  • The penectomy specimen and lymph nodes from the bilateral inguinal dissection were fixed in 10% buffered formalin solution and processed routinely through paraffin block.
  • What I think ought to have happened here (if it did not) is that the man should have been advised by the surgical team that a penectomy might have been necessary as part of the operation.

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