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Descriptor English: Castration
Descriptor Spanish: Castración
Descriptor Portuguese: Castração
Descriptor French: Castration
Entry term(s): Castrations
Gonadectomies
Gonadectomy
Tree number(s): E04.270.282
E04.950.165
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002369
Scope note: Surgical removal or artificial destruction of gonads.
Annotation: prefer OVARIECTOMY or ORCHIECTOMY
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
Related: Eunuchism MeSH
DeCS ID: 2414
Unique ID: D002369
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/06/20
Castration - Preferred
Concept UI M0003605
Scope note Surgical removal or artificial destruction of gonads.
Preferred term Castration
Entry term(s) Castrations
Gonadectomies
Gonadectomy



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