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Definition of "penectomy" [penectomy]

  • The procedure to remove the penis. (noun)

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Use "penectomy" in a sentence
  • "There are still plenty of surgeons in the US and Europe to whom "penectomy" is exactly that, with no attempt to preserve neurology."
  • "The distress over having the wrong-shaped body for the brain and mind is similar to the distress caused by removal of breasts due to mastectomy, or penectomy due to cancer or accident."
  • "If the cancer only involves the foreskin, then a simple circumcision can be enough, but unfortunately, a lot of these cancers affect the glans or shaft of the penis, at which point we are talking about doing either a partial or complete penectomy."
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