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

Origin of monorchidism

First recorded in 1860–65; monorchid + -ism Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

monorchism in Medicine


  1. A condition in which only one testis is apparent, the other being absent or undescended.
Related formsmon′or•chidic null adj.
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