Definition of undescended in English:


Line breaks: un|des¦cend¦ed
Pronunciation: /ʌndɪˈsɛndɪd


(Of a testicle) remaining in the abdomen instead of descending normally into the scrotum.
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  • Watchful waiting is not an option because true undescended testicles rarely descend spontaneously after three months of age.
  • Cryptorchidism, or undescended testicle, is usually diagnosed during the newborn examination.
  • The main risk factor appears to be having had an undescended testicle, where the testicle fails to reach its proper position within the scrotum naturally.

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