One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The surgical cutting and sealing of part of each vas deferens, typically as a means of sterilization.‘he couldn't have made Caroline pregnant, because he'd had a vasectomy’mass noun ‘vasectomy has no effect on the secretion of the male sex hormone’
- ‘After a vasectomy, there will be numbness caused by the local anaesthetic.’
- ‘Although early reports showed a slight increase in the incidence of prostate cancer among men who had vasectomies, current data do not support a causal relationship.’
- ‘Remember that a vasectomy does not protect you against sexually transmitted infections.’
- ‘A vasectomy does not affect sex drive or ejaculation in any way.’
- ‘Surgical techniques used for vasectomy vary widely throughout the world.’
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