monorchidism

monorchidism

[muh-nawr-ki-diz-uhm]
noun Pathology.
a prenatal or postnatal condition in which one testis is absent or has not descended into the scrotum.
Also, monorchism [muh-nawr-kiz-uhm] .


Origin:
1860–65; monorchid + -ism

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monorchidism

noun
failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum [syn: monorchism
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