[ krip-tawr-ki-diz-uh m ]
/ krɪpˈtɔr kɪˌdɪz əm /
failure of one or both testes to descend into the scrotum.
Also cryp·tor·chism [krip-tawr-kiz-uh m] /krɪpˈtɔr kɪz əm/.
Origin of cryptorchidism
Related formscryp·tor·chid, adjective
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Medicine definitions for cryptorchism
[ krĭp-tôr′kĭz′əm ]
A developmental defect marked by failure of the testes to descend into the scrotum.
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