gonadectomy


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gonadectomy

[‚gō·na′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a gonad.
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Increased load combined with delayed physeal (growth plate) closure, a result of gonadectomy prior to skeletal maturity, could theoretically contribute to increased osteosarcoma risk in dogs."
Increased risk of gonadal malignancy and prophylactic gonadectomy: a study of 102 phenotypic female patients with Y chromosome or Y-derived sequences.
Postpubertal gonadectomy. Spontaneous pubertal 20 Scrotal 9 M development, severe gynecomastia, male gender identity.
Of all the ways, our multidisciplinary staff had decided with parental consent to maintain the female gender of the child and achieve a feminizing genitoplasty with bilateral gonadectomy. Regular monitoring of other specific characteristics finding of Turner syndrome was proposed.
Nevertheless, in both sexes, the presence of normal sex hormone levels is protective against obesity, and a tendency to increase central obesity is observed with a decrease in sex steroid hormones, as it happens with old age or gonadectomy [94].
In experimental malaria models, gonadectomy and hormone replacement therapy show that the susceptibility of male mice is determined by gonadal steroids [16, 17].
Frisancho et al., "Gonadectomy of male BALB/c mice increases [Tim-3.sup.+] alternatively activated M2 macrophages, [Tim-3.sup.+] T cells, Th2 cells and Treg in the heart during acute coxsackievirus-induced myocarditis," Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, vol.
Methods: One hundred and twenty normal male Wistar rats were randomly divided into the control, sham operation pinealectomy (PX), sham operation gonadectomy (GDX), PX, GDX, and PX + GDX groups.
As mutant males ([AR.sup.NesCre]) exhibit higher hormonal levels compared to their control littermates ([AR.sup.fl]/Y), testosterone levels were normalized between the two genotypes by gonadectomy and supplementation with subcutaneous implants containing testosterone (Sigma-Aldrich), as previously described (Raskin et al.
Some clinicians think gonadectomy poses a significant risk for bone health compromise at an early age.
Bodnar, "Roles of gender, gonadectomy and estrous phase in the analgesic effects of intracerebroventricular morphine in rats," Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, vol.
Gonadectomy in male rats decreases the behavioral parameters of open-field activity, such as walking, climbing, and total path length [41].