chemical castration

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chemical castration (countable and uncountable, plural chemical castrations)

  1. A medical treatment using a anaphrodisiacal hormonal drug to inhibit the function of a man's testes, intended to have the same effect on the sex drive as surgical castration. It is typically used on sex offenders as a punishment and/or preventative measure, or on people wishing to undergo male-to-female transsexualism.