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(Veterinary Science) having only one testicle
(Medicine) an animal or person with only one testicle
mo•nor•chid (məˈnɔr kɪd) Pathol. adj.
1. having or appearing to have only one testis. n.
2. a monorchid individual.
[1820-30; < New Latin, equiv. to mon-
(< Greek orchid-
; see orchid
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(18) reported that the volume of the contralateral descended testis was not a reliable criterion for differentiating an absent testis from an intra-abdominal testis in a boy with a unilateral impalpable testis, since in their cohort of 109 children, 80% of monorchid
patients (47% of all cohort) had a contralateral testicular size smaller than 2 cm.
Many people mistakenly refer to unilateral cryptorchidism (which is more common) as being monorchid
, which is incorrect.
A seminoma in a monorchid
guinea fowl (Numida meleagris).
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