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Having abnormally large testes; seen in males with fragile X syndrome. [macro- + G. orchis (orchid-), testicle]

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mac·ro·or·chid·ism -'ȯr-kə-.diz-əm n the condition (as in fragile X syndrome) of having large testicles

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