vasectomy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “vasectomy” in the English Dictionary

"vasectomy" in American English

See all translations

vasectomynoun [C/U]

 us   /vəˈsek·tə·mi, væ-/
the medical operation of cutting the tubes through which a man’s semen (= liquid containing sperm) move, in order to make him unable to make a woman pregnant
(Definition of vasectomy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vasectomy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 输精管切除术…
in Turkish erkeği kısırlaştırma ameliyatı…
in Russian вазэктомия…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輸精管切除術…
in Polish wycięcie lub przecięcie nasieniowodu, wazektomia…
What is the pronunciation of vasectomy?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Read More 

Word of the Day

force

physical, especially violent, strength, or power

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More