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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Orquiectomía inguinal

Inguinal orchiectomy (IN-gwih-nul OR-kee-EK-toh-mee)
An operation in which the testicle is removed through an incision in the groin.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.