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tes·ti·cle

 (tĕs′tĭ-kəl)
n.
A testis, especially one contained within a scrotum.

[Middle English testicule, from Latin testiculus, diminutive of testis, testis; see testis.]
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testicle

(ˈtɛstɪkəl)
n
(Anatomy) either of the two male reproductive glands, in most mammals enclosed within the scrotum, that produce spermatozoa and the hormone testosterone. Also called: testis
[C15: from Latin testiculus, diminutive of testis testicle]
testicular adj
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tes•ti•cle

(ˈtɛs tɪ kəl)

n.
a testis, esp. of a human being.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin testiculus. See testis, -cle1]
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tes·ti·cle

(tĕs′tĭ-kəl)
Either of the testes of a male mammal, usually contained within a scrotum.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.testicle - one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgenstesticle - one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
arteria testicularis, internal spermatic artery, testicular artery - a branch of the aorta supplying the testicles
testicular vein, vena testicularis - a vein from the testicles
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males
seminiferous tubule - any of the numerous long convoluted tubules in the testis which are the sites where spermatozoa mature
gonad, sex gland - a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced
cobblers - a man's testicles (from Cockney rhyming slang: cobbler's awl rhymes with ball)
male reproductive gland - the reproductive organs of a man
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"
epididymis - a convoluted tubule in each testis; carries sperm to vas deferens
rete testis - network of tubules carrying sperm from the seminiferous tubules to the vasa efferentia
ductus deferens, vas deferens - a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
spermatic cord - a structure resembling a cord that suspends the testis within the scrotum and contains the vas deferens and other vessels and nerves
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Translations
خُصْيَةخُصْيَه
testicle
varle
testikel
خایه
kives
अंडकोष
testis
hereheregolyó
eista
精巣
고환
testiculum
sėklidė
sēklinieks
testicul
testikula
testikel
ลูกอัณฑะ
er bezihayataşak
tinh hoàn

testicle

[ˈtestɪkl] Ntestículo m
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testicle

[ˈtɛstɪkəl] ntesticule m
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testicle

nTestikel m, → Hoden m
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testicle

[ˈtɛstɪkl] ntesticolo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

testicle

(ˈtestikl) noun
(usually in plural) one of the two glands in the male body in which sperm is produced.
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testicle

خُصْيَة varle testikel Hoden όρχις testículo kives testicule testis testicolo 精巣 고환 testikel testikkel jądro testículo яичко testikel ลูกอัณฑะ haya tinh hoàn 睾丸
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tes·ti·cle

n. testículo, una de las dos glándulas reproductivas masculinas que produce espermatozoos y la hormona testosterona;
ectopic ______ ectópico;
undescended ______ no descendido.
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testicle

n testículo; undescended — testículo no descendido
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References in periodicals archive ?
This study does not however corroborate findings by Posey et al, in which they demonstrated in increase in testicular size and volume in boys with epididymal cysts on ultrasound irrespective of age or laterality, and demonstrated up to 35% boys harboring epididymal cysts by the age of 15 years, which they postulated to be as a result of maternal endocrine disruptors (6).
9 Smaller testicular size with elevated FSH supported the diagnosis of NOA.
At the beginning of the experiment, birds had a mean testicular size of 120.16 +- 6.10 mm3.
The low rainfall season (Monsoon-I) did not affect the testicular size of guinea fowls in the present study.
The only remarkable physical finding was a decrease in bilateral testicular size. On lab work, total testosterone level was 21.47 ng/dL (N: 300-1080 ng/dL) and morning cortisol was <1.0 [micro]g/dl.
Even if the testis is deemed salvageable, there may be irreversible and ongoing testicular damage after surgery, resulting in diminished testicular size after healing and possible adverse effects on the contralateral testis (DaJusta et al., 2013).
Heritability estimates and adjustment factors for yearling testicular size in different breeds of beef bulls.
Such data includes scrotal circumference measurements, an integral part of BSE of animals with a pendulous scrotum [12], particularly, in bulls due to their high correlations with testicular size and sperm production capacity [12, 13].
biweekly were given, response was seen within four months with erections, increased pubertal hair and increased penile and testicular size [Fig.