from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act of rendering sexually incompetent, as by castration.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The act or process of sterilizing an animal or human being, as by vasectomy.
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- noun The act or process of
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Racial discrimination had also acquired a new vocabulary, as evidenced by a story in the New Orleans Times-Democrat of July 17, 1900, in which Dr. Gustav Keitz, a German-born Canal Street physician with a passion for eugenics, wrote that the number of Negroes could be reduced through “asexualization, a measure which should be practiced at the earliest possible period of life.”
This may be partially accomplished, at least in America, by employing the following agencies: control of immigration; more discriminating marriage laws; a quickened eugenic sentiment; sexual segregation of defectives; and finally, drastic measures of asexualization or sterilization when necessary.
On Jan. 23, 1968, members of the North Carolina Eugenics Board met in Room 539 of the state Education Building in Raleigh to consider the latest petitions for "operation of sterilization or asexualization."