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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Castración médica

Medical castration
Refers to the use of drugs to suppress the function of the ovaries or testicles.



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