undescended

undescended
adj. Med. (of a testicle) remaining in the abdomen instead of descending normally into the scrotum.

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  • undescended — [un΄dē sen′dəd] adj. designating a testicle, usually sterile, that remains in the abdominal area at birth rather than descending normally into the scrotum during pregnancy …   English World dictionary

  • undescended — adjective Date: 1701 retained within the inguinal region rather than descending into the scrotum < an undescended testis > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • undescended — un·de·scend·ed .ən di sen dəd adj retained within the iliac region rather than descending into the scrotum <an undescended testis> …   Medical dictionary

  • undescended testicle — noun a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops undescended testicles have an increased risk for cancer • Syn: ↑undescended testis • Hypernyms: ↑testis, ↑testicle, ↑orchis, ↑ball, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • undescended testis — noun a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops undescended testicles have an increased risk for cancer • Syn: ↑undescended testicle • Hypernyms: ↑testis, ↑testicle, ↑orchis, ↑ball, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • undescended testicles — A condition in which one or both testicles fail to move from the abdomen, where they develop before birth, into the scrotum. Undescended testicles may increase the risk for development of testicular cancer. Also called cryptorchidism …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • undescended — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • undescended — adjective Not descended …   Wiktionary

  • undescended — adjective Medicine (of a testicle) remaining in the abdomen instead of descending normally into the scrotum …   English new terms dictionary

  • undescended — un·descended …   English syllables

  • undescended — un de•scend′ed adj …   From formal English to slang

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