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Medical Term:

emasculation

Pronunciation: e-mas'kyu-la'shun

Definition: Castration of the male by removal of the testes or penis.

Synonym(s): eviration1

[L. emasculo, pp. -atus, to castrate, fr. e- priv. + masculus, masculine]

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