[ uhn-di-sen-did ]
/ ˌʌn dɪˈsɛn dɪd /
(of a testicle) not having descended from the abdominal cavity into the scrotum.
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Undescended testis has been frequently found by one of the medical officers who answered my Questions.The Criminal|Havelock Ellis
British Dictionary definitions for undescended
/ (ˌʌndɪˈsɛndɪd) /
(of the testes) remaining in the abdominal cavity rather than descending to lie in the scrotum
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