orchidopexy


orchidopexy

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or·chi·do·pexy 'ȯr-kə-dō-.pek-sē n, pl -pex·ies surgical fixation of a testis called also orchiopexy

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n.
the operation of mobilizing an undescended testis in the groin and fixing it in the scrotum. The operation should be performed well before puberty to allow the testis every chance of normal development (see cryptorchidism).

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or·chi·do·pexy (orґkĭ-do-pek″se) orchiopexy.

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