monorchid


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monorchid

(ˈmɒnɔːkɪd)
adj
(Veterinary Science) having only one testicle
n
(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- + orchid- (< Greek orchid-; see orchid)]
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