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Meaning of ORCHOTOMY

Pronunciation:  or'kâtumee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  surgical incision into the testis to obtain material for analysis (as in cases of abnormally low sperm count)
 

ORCHOTOMY is a 9 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: incision, section, surgical incision

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Or*chot"o*my\, n. [Gr. ? a testicle + ? to cut.]
(Surg.)
The operation of cutting out or removing a testicle by the
knife; castration.

 

 

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