monorchidism


monorchidism

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mon·or·chid·ism -.iz-əm also mon·or·chism mä-'nȯr-.kiz-əm n the quality or state of being monorchid compare CRYPTORCHIDISM

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mon·or·chid·ism (mon-orґkid-iz-əm) monorchism.

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  • monorchidism — noun see monorchid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • monorchidism — /meuh nawr ki diz euhm/, n. Pathol. a prenatal or postnatal condition in which one testis is absent or has not descended into the scrotum. Also, monorchism /meuh nawr kiz euhm/. [1860 65; MONORCHID + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • monorchidism — mon·or·chid·ism …   English syllables

  • monorchidism — mo•nor•chid•ism [[t]məˈnɔr kɪˌdɪz əm[/t]] also mo•nor•chism [[t]məˈnɔr kɪz əm[/t]] n. pat a condition in which one testis is absent or has not descended into the scrotum • Etymology: 1860–65; monorchid+ ism …   From formal English to slang

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  • monorchism — A condition in which only one testis is apparent, the other being absent or undescended. SYN: monorchia, monorchidism. [mono + G. orchis, testis] * * * n. absence of one testis. This is usually due to failure of one testicle to descend into the… …   Medical dictionary

  • monorchism — noun failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum • Syn: ↑monorchidism • Hypernyms: ↑cryptorchidy, ↑cryptorchidism, ↑cryptorchism * * * noun see monorchidism * * * monorc …   Useful english dictionary

  • monorchid — noun Etymology: irregular from Greek monorchis, from mon + orchis testicle more at orchis Date: 1874 an individual who has only one testis or only one descended into the scrotum • monorchid adjective • monorchidism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Cryptorchidism — A condition in which one or both testicles fail to move from the abdomen, where they develop before birth, into the scrotum; also called undescended testicles. Boys who have had cryptorchidism that was not corrected in early childhood are at… …   Medical dictionary