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male sex hormone that is produced in the testes and responsible for typical male sexual characteristics androgen , androgenic hormone
absence of one of both testes anorchia , anorchidism , anorchism
oblique passage through the lower abdominal wall; in males it is the passage through which the testes descend into the scrotum and it contains the spermatic cord; in females it transmits the round ligament of the uterus canalis inguinalis , inguinal canal
surgical removal of the testes or ovaries (usually to inhibit hormone secretion in cases of breast cancer in women or prostate cancer in men) castration
failure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops cryptorchidism , cryptorchidy , cryptorchism
syndrome in males that is characterized by small testes and long legs and enlarged breasts and reduced sperm production and mental retardation; a genetic defect in which an extra X chromosome (XXY) is present in the male Klinefelter's syndrome , Klinefelter syndrome , XXY-syndrome
cell in the testes that secretes the hormone testosterone Leydig's cell , Leydig cell
antineoplastic drug (trade name Mithracin) used to treat cancer of the testes Mithracin , mithramycin
failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum monorchidism , monorchism
pain in the testes orchidalgia
inflammation of one or both testes; characterized by pain and swelling orchitis
external pouch that contains the testes scrotum
potent androgenic hormone produced chiefly by the testes; responsible for the development of male secondary sex characteristics testosterone
dilatation of the veins associated with the spermatic cord in the testes varicocele
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