monorchidism

[ 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.

Nearby words

  1. monopteral,
  2. monopteron,
  3. monopteros,
  4. monorail,
  5. monorchid,
  6. monorchism,
  7. monorhinous,
  8. monorhyme,
  9. monosaccharide,
  10. monosaturated

Also mo·nor·chism [muh-nawr-kiz-uh m] /məˈnɔr kɪz əm/.

Origin of monorchidism

First recorded in 1860–65; monorchid + -ism

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