(also orchidectomy /ˌôrkiˈdektəmē/)
Definition of orchiectomy in English:
Surgical removal of one or both testicles.
- Alternatively, orchidectomy - surgical removal of both testicles, stops the production of testosterone.
- No antecedents of orchitis, infectious disease, or orchidectomy had been recorded in the patients' histories.
- Systemic analgesia or orchidectomy may be required in individual cases.