(IN-gwin-al or-kee-EK-to-mee): Surgery to remove the testicle through the groin.
A surgical procedure to remove the testicle through the groin.
Removal of the testicle through an incision in the groin
An operation in which the testicle is removed through an incision in the groin.
Inguinal orchiectomy is a relatively minor surgical procedure to remove a testicle. The procedure is generally performed by a urologist. Often it is performed as same-day surgery, with the patient returning home within hours of the procedure.