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scro·tum

 (skrō′təm)
n. pl. scro·ta (-tə) or scro·tums
The external sac of skin enclosing the testes in most mammals.

[Latin scrōtum.]

scro′tal (skrōt′l) adj.

scrotum

(ˈskrəʊtəm)
n, pl -ta (-tə) or -tums
(Anatomy) the pouch of skin containing the testes in most mammals
[C16: from Latin]
ˈscrotal adj

scro•tum

(ˈskroʊ təm)

n., pl. -ta (-tə), -tums.
the pouch of skin that contains the testes.
[1590–1600; < Latin scrōtum]
scro′tal, adj.

scro·tum

(skrō′təm)
The external sac of skin that encloses the testes in most mammals.

scrotum

The sac that contains the two testes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scrotum - the external pouch that contains the testesscrotum - the external pouch that contains the testes
raphe, rhaphe - a ridge that forms a seam between two parts
pouch, pocket - (anatomy) saclike structure in any of various animals (as a marsupial or gopher or pelican)
seminal duct - the efferent duct of the testis in man

scrotum

noun
Related words
adjective scrotal
Translations
escrot
šourek
skrotum
kivespussi
כיס האשכיםשק האשכים
herezacskó
böllurpungur
kapšelissėklidžių kapšelis
moszna
scrot

scrotum

[ˈskrəʊtəm] N (scrotums or scrota (pl)) [ˈskrəʊtə]escroto m

scrotum

[ˈskrəʊtəm] nscrotum m

scrotum

nHodensack m, → Skrotum nt (spec)

scrotum

[ˈskrəʊtəm] n (scrota or scrotums (pl)) → scroto

scro·tum

n. escroto, saco o bolsa que envuelve o contiene los testículos.

scrotum

n escroto
References in periodicals archive ?
Q I'm in my 60s and over the past few years a lump has appeared in my scrotum almost the same size as my testicle.
There are some minor ailments in the scrotum such as torsion of the testicles, infections, poor blood supply as well as some muscular disorders that are so mild as not to give any problem during resting conditions.
Raphael is a 12-year-old Caucasian male with moderate to severe pain in his scrotum and pelvic area brought to the emergency department (ED) by his mother.
A 12-day-old male infant was brought to our clinic with swelling in the left scrotum that was noticed by the family 1 week prior.
A six-year-old otherwise healthy boy presented to the emergency room with a painless and rapidly enlarging mass in the scrotum and perineum.
Cystic swellings of scrotum are one of the commonest clinical entities, which surgeon comes across in daily practice.
Other symptoms can include a dull ache in the scrotum and a feeling of heaviness in the scrotum.
Ionel Popa, 39, from Vaslui County in the north east of the country, was rushed to hospital with his scrotum torn open after his wife Marinela Benea, 40, launched a vicious attack.
In severe cases, lesions like under development or absence of penis, failure of fusion of scrotum and failure of urethra to close in perineal area may be seen.
We have found seventeen cases in the literature (Table 1) presenting local complications extending into the scrotum.