cryptorchidism

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crypt·or·chi·dism

 (krĭp-tôr′kĭ-dĭz′əm) also crypt·or·chism (-kĭz′əm)
n.
A developmental defect marked by the failure of the testes to descend into the scrotum.

[From New Latin cryptorchidismus, from Greek kruptorkhos, having undescended testicles : crypt(o)- + orkhis, orkhid-, testicle.]

crypt·or′chid n.

cryp•tor•chi•dism

(krɪpˈtɔr kɪˌdɪz əm)

also cryp•tor•chism

(-kɪz əm)

n.
failure of one or both testes to descend into the scrotum.
[1880–85; < New Latin cryptorchidismus=crypt- crypto- + orchid- (< Greek orchid-; see orchid) + -ismus -ism]
cryp•tor′chid, adj.

cryptorchidism

the failure of one or both testes to descend normally. — cryp-torchid, n., adj.
See also: Sex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cryptorchidism - 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
Translations

cryptorchidism

n criptorquidia
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