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Noun1.cryptorchidy - failure of one or both testes to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops
undescended testicle, undescended testis - a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops; "undescended testicles have an increased risk for cancer"
monorchidism, monorchism - failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum
abnormalcy, abnormality - an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
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5 Histological Patient Previous history analysis 1 Right cryptorchidy Few spermatozoa + orchydotomy 2 Cryptorchidy Few spermatozoa 3 / Few spermatozoa 4 Cryptorchidy Few spermatozoa 5 Cryptorchidy Pachytene arrest 6 / Rare germ cells 7 Right benign Leydig cell tumor Few spermatids 8 Cryptorchidy Few spermatids 9 / Rare germ cells 10 / Rare germ cells FSH, follicle stimulating hormone The ten patients analyzed presented with non-obstructive infertility.