Definition of testis in English:


Syllabification: tes·tis
Pronunciation: /ˈtestis

noun (plural testes /-ˌtēz/)

Anatomy & Zoology
An organ that produces spermatozoa (male reproductive cells). Compare with testicle.


early 18th century: from Latin, literally 'a witness' (i.e., to virility). Compare with testicle.

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