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Meaning of CASTRATION

Pronunciation:  k`astr'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work
  2. [n]  surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men); "bilateral castration results in sterilization"
  3. [n]  neutering a male animal by removing the testicles
 

CASTRATION is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: emasculation, expurgation
 
 See Also: altering, bowdlerisation, bowdlerization, deletion, fixing, neutering, operation, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Cas*tra"tion\, n. [L. castratio; cf. F. castration.]
The act of castrating.

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: the surgical removal of the testicles.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Dreaming of a castration means your overwhelming fears that you have lost your virility or feelings of sexual pressure. Alternatively, it represents a lack of creativity.
 

 

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