vasectomy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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 British English

See all translations

vasectomynoun [C or U]

uk   us   /vəˈsek.tə.mi/
the ​medicaloperation of ​cutting the ​tubes through which a man's spermmove, in ​order to ​stop his ​partner getting ​pregnant
(Definition of vasectomy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"vasectomy" in American English

See all translations

vasectomynoun [C/U]

 us   /vəˈsek·tə·mi, væ-/
the ​medicaloperation of ​cutting the ​tubes through which a man’s semen (= ​liquidcontainingsperm) 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
Word of the Day

autumnal

typical of autumn

Word of the Day