orchiotomy

orchiotomy
Incision into a testis. SYN: orchotomy. [orchio- + G. tome, incision]

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or·chi·ot·o·my (or″ke-otґə-me) [orchio- + -tomy] an incision into a testis, such as for drainage; called also orchidotomy.

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  • orchiotomy — variant of orchotomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • orchotomy — SYN: orchiotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • orchidotomy — n. an incision into the testis, usually done to obtain biopsy material for histological examination, particularly in men with few or no sperm in their semen (see azoospermia, oligospermia). * * * or·chi·dot·o·my (or″kĭ dotґə me)… …   Medical dictionary

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