from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Surgical removal of one or both testes.
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- n. The procedure to remove one or both testes.
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- n. surgical removal of one or both testicles
The word orchiectomy, popped into my head more than a few times -- it means removal of testicals -- to be followed by implants and replacement testosterone.
The same is true for procedures such as mastectomy and orchiectomy.
In fact, Medicaid regularly pays for treatments like hormone therapy for many diagnoses but refuses to pay for the same treatments for people with diagnosed GID.Â The same is true for procedures such as mastectomy and orchiectomy.
From a medical standpoint, the more interesting information was the orchiectomy.
The information on prostatectomy, orchiectomy, and penile implants is largely from my interview with Dr. Jack W. McAninch, chief of urology at San Francisco General Hospital and vice chair of the Department of Urology at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine.
At some point—there was no date noted—he had also undergone an orchiectomy, removing testicles.
He was the doctor who performed Cooper's orchiectomy, so Roger's joke about being overtaken by the Japanese clients was one only Cooper could get.
About half of them were treated with androgen deprivation therapy - most with medication (gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists) and some with surgery to remove testicles (orchiectomy).
The only treatment for testicular cancer is radical inguinal orchiectomy, the treatment is apply even if there is no cancer.
Bert's balls were cut off in an unnecessary orchiectomy.
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