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1. vasectomy

noun. ['væˈzɛktəmi, væˈsɛktəmi'] surgical procedure that removes all or part of the vas deferens (usually as a means of sterilization); is sometimes reversible.

Synonyms

  • cutting out
  • ablation
  • surgical contraception
  • extirpation

Etymology

  • -ectomy (English)
  • vas (English)
  • vas (Latin)

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Rhymes with Vasectomy

  • prostatectomy
  • tonsillectomy
  • hysterectomy
  • hysterectomies
  • appendectomy
  • mastectomy
  • lumpectomy

Sentences with vasectomy


1. Noun, singular or mass
A hematoma is another cause of a lump in the testicle after vasectomy.

2. Adjective
Infection is another possible cause for swelling after a vasectomy 1.

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