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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.]

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

tes•ti•cle

(ˈtɛs tɪ kəl)

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

tes·ti·cle

(tĕs′tĭ-kəl)
Either of the testes of a male mammal, usually contained within a scrotum.
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
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

testicle

[ˈtɛstɪkəl] ntesticule m

testicle

nTestikel m, → Hoden m

testicle

[ˈtɛstɪkl] ntesticolo

testicle

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

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

tes·ti·cle

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

testicle

n testículo; undescended — testículo no descendido
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The doctor pointed to the word 'cancer' and told Lee he would have to have his left testicle removed immediately.
Physical examination revealed tenderness and painful right spermatic cord, epididymis, and testicle. There was no sign of scrotal erythema or swelling.
A 23-year-old male patient presented to the Emergency Department with intermittent testicular pain of five days' duration in his solitary right testicle. Upon presentation, the patient admitted to increasing severity of the pain in his right testicle over the course of the previous few hours.
When I adopted Saber as a 2-year-old, I was told he was neutered, and he certainly appeared to lack testicles. However, a thorough review of his medical records, obtained from his previous owner, revealed that Saber had undergone neutering surgery, but only one testicle was found and removed; he still possessed a single, "hidden" testicle!