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synonyms for castration

  • sterilization
  • altering
  • gelding
  • orchiectomy
  • effeminization
  • orchidotomy
  • unmanning
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Secondly, the results of castration are most marked when the operation is performed in early childhood.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
In certain cases, the bodily structure is influenced by castration at an age when the mental development is no longer affected.
THE SEXUAL LIFE OF THE CHILDALBERT MOLL
It is inconceivable, however, that castration was originally performed with the purpose of engendering these characteristics.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
What motives led to the castration of male cattle, a practice which everywhere obviously serves agricultural purposes?
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Castration has a strange effect: it emasculates both man, beast, and bird, and brings them to a near resemblance of the other sex.
THE NATURAL HISTORY OF SELBORNE, VOL. 2GILBERT WHITE
Again the idea of food castration of the latter is suggested.
THE ORGANISM AS A WHOLEJACQUES LOEB
Papilionaceous flowers are almost dead floorers to me, and I cannot experimentise, as castration alone often produces sterility.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
In spite of this the medicine-man often returned to life and had to be killed again, and mutilated by castration and otherwise.
THE MEDICINE-MEN OF THE APACHE. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (PAGES 443-604))JOHN G. BOURKE
Even otherwise instructed persons confuse sterilization with castration.
RADIANT MOTHERHOODMARIE CARMICHAEL STOPES
On the other hand, castration of male sheep of the Merino breed (only the males of which are horned) occasions hornlessness.
FEMINISM AND SEX-EXTINCTIONARABELLA KENEALY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CASTRATION

  • barrenness
  • castration
  • fecundity
  • fruitlessness
  • infertility
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