Asexualization
Asexualization A*sex`u*al*i*za"tion, n. [Asexual + -ize + -ation.] The act or process of sterilizing an animal or human being, as by vasectomy. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • asexualization — (Amer.) n. process of desexing; cause infertility; castration (also asexualisation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • asexualization — noun The act or process of asexualizing …   Wiktionary

  • asexualization — asex·u·al·i·za·tion also Brit asex·u·al·i·sa·tion ( )ā .seksh (ə )wə lə zā shən, .sek shə lə n the process of destroying the capacity for reproduction esp. by surgical means: STERILIZATION, CASTRATION …   Medical dictionary

  • asexualization — See vasectomy …   Black's law dictionary

  • asexualization — See vasectomy …   Black's law dictionary

  • asexualization — Sterilization of a person; an operation performed upon a person for the purpose of preventing procreation. See castration; vasectomy …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • asexualization — |ā+ noun ( s) Etymology: a (II) + sexualization : the act or process of rendering incapable of reproduction : sterilization, castration …   Useful english dictionary

  • asexualize — asexualization, n. /ay sek shooh euh luyz /, v.t., asexualized, asexualizing. to make incapable of reproduction, as by castrating. Also, esp. Brit., asexualise. [ASEXUAL + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • asexualize — asexualization, n. /ay sek shooh euh luyz /, v.t., asexualized, asexualizing. to make incapable of reproduction, as by castrating. Also, esp. Brit., asexualise. [ASEXUAL + IZE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • asexualisation — (Brit.) n. process of desexing; cause infertility; castration (also asexualization) …   English contemporary dictionary

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