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[muh-nawr-ki-diz-uh m] /məˈnɔr kɪˌdɪz əm/
noun, Pathology.
a prenatal or postnatal condition in which one testis is absent or has not descended into the scrotum.
Also, monorchism
[muh-nawr-kiz-uh m] /məˈnɔr kɪz əm/ (Show IPA)
Origin of monorchidism
First recorded in 1860-65; monorchid + -ism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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monorchism in Medicine

monorchism mon·or·chism (mŏn-ôr'kĭz'əm) or mon·or·chid·ism (mŏn-ôr'kĭ-dĭz'əm)
A condition in which only one testis is apparent, the other being absent or undescended.

mon'or·chid'ic or mon·or'chid adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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