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cryptorchid

Line breaks: crypt|orchid
Pronunciation: /ˌkrɪpˈtɔːkɪd
 
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Definition of cryptorchid in English:

noun

Medicine
A person suffering from cryptorchidism.
Example sentences
  • While estimates in the literature range from 4% to 5.5% of the cryptorchid male population, the incidence may be higher.
  • If a testis is not palpable, it is important to determine if it is retractile, ectopic, or cryptorchid.
  • Monorchidism occurs more often in boxers than is the norm, probably because the boxer standard once allowed cryptorchids to be exhibited, and many were used for breeding.

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