Definition of allatectomize in English:

allatectomize

(also allatectomise)

verb

Biology
  • with object To perform allatectomy on (an insect); (of a chemical) to bring about destruction of the corpora allata of.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in The Biological Bulletin. From allatectomy + -ize.

Pronunciation

allatectomize

/ˌaləˈtɛktəmʌɪz/