undescended

[ uhn-di-sen-did ]
/ ˌʌn dɪˈsɛn dɪd /

adjective

(of a testicle) not having descended from the abdominal cavity into the scrotum.

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Example sentences from the Web for undescended

  • Undescended testis has been frequently found by one of the medical officers who answered my Questions.

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British Dictionary definitions for undescended

undescended
/ (ˌʌndɪˈsɛndɪd) /

adjective

(of the testes) remaining in the abdominal cavity rather than descending to lie in the scrotum
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