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castrat-, castra- (Latin: to cut, geld, spay; to remove the testicles or ovaries of).

1. To deprive (gonadectomize) a male of his gonads, rendering him incapable of reproduction; thus, to geld or to emasculate; in the female, to remove the ovaries, or to spay.
2. Any individual who has been rendered incapable of reproduction by removal or destruction of the gonads (male) or ovaries (female).
castration, removal of the gonads, or their destruction as by radiation, parasites, or other physical removal.