vasectomy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “vasectomy” in the English Dictionary

"vasectomy" in British English

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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)

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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…
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