Descriptor English: Orchiectomy
Descriptor Spanish: Orquiectomía
Descriptor orquiectomía
Entry term(s) castración masculina
Scope note: Extirpación quirúrgica de uno o ambos testículos.
Descriptor Portuguese: Orquiectomia
Descriptor French: Orchidectomie
Entry term(s): Castration, Male
Castrations, Male
Male Castration
Male Castrations
Tree number(s): E04.270.282.679
RDF Unique Identifier:
Scope note: The surgical removal of one or both testicles.
Annotation: check tags MALE & ANIMALS or HUMAN
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ED education
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Previous Indexing: Castration (1966-1985)
Public MeSH Note: 86
History Note: 86
Related: Orchiopexy MeSH
DeCS ID: 23533
Unique ID: D009919
NLM Classification: WJ 868
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Date Established: 1986/01/01
Date of Entry: 1985/06/06
Revision Date: 2009/07/06
Orchiectomy - Preferred
Concept UI M0015382
Scope note The surgical removal of one or both testicles.
Preferred term Orchiectomy
Entry term(s) Orchidectomies
Castration, Male - Broader
Concept UI M0015381
Preferred term Castration, Male
Entry term(s) Castrations, Male
Male Castration
Male Castrations

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