the sterilization of an animal

they took him to the vet for neutering

Syn: ↑neutering, ↑fixing
Derivationally related forms: ↑fix (for: ↑fixing), ↑neuter (for: ↑neutering)
Hypernyms: ↑sterilization, ↑sterilisation
Hyponyms: ↑castration, ↑emasculation, ↑spaying

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