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testicle División en sílabas: tes·ti·cle
Pronunciación: /ˈtestək(ə)l/

Definición de testicle en inglés:


Either of the two oval organs that produce sperm in men and other male mammals, enclosed in the scrotum behind the penis. Also called testis.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • You may be more at risk of testicular cancer if you have an undescended testicle, a family history of the disease or a previous testicular tumour.
  • The position of the testicles has been found to be a diagnostic sign of situs inversus totalis.
  • The rationale for treatment of the undescended testicle is the prevention of potential sequelae.
testes, gonads
informalprairie oysters, mountain oysters, cojones, family jewels
vulgar slangballs, nuts, nads
British bollocks



Pronunciación: /teˈstikyələr/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The renal and testicular veins show many irregularities when the left inferior vena cava persists.
  • In a small number of cases, the child may have both testicular and ovarian tissue.
  • Subfertility may be related to an underlying malignancy, such as a testicular or pituitary tumor.


Late Middle English: from Latin testiculus, diminutive of testis 'a witness' (i.e., to virility).

  • The ancient Romans felt that a man's testicles testified that he was male. They formed the word testiculus from Latin testis ‘witness’, the source also of attest (late 16th century); detest (Late Middle English) which originally meant to denounce; protest (Late Middle English); testify (Late Middle English); and intestate (Late Middle English) ‘without a witnessed will’. The testicles were the ‘witnesses’ of the man's virility.

Palabras que riman con testicle

sceptical (US skeptical)

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