Definition of monorchid in English:

monorchid

Syllabification: mon·or·chid
Pronunciation: /mäˈnôrkid
 
/

adjective

  • (Of a person or animal) having only one testicle.

noun

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  • A person or animal having only one testicle.
    More example sentences
    • Sexual imperfection was to be found in other conditions as well, such as in eunuchs and monorchids.
    • When they finally released the results of the autopsy, it was revealed that the ribald words of the march ‘Colonel Bogey’ had been correct: he was monorchid.

Derivatives

monorchidism

Pronunciation: /mäˈnôrkiˌdizəm/
noun
More example sentences
  • Psychiatrists have diagnosed him after his death as a ‘borderline personality ‘with strong paranoid tendencies intensified by monorchidism.’

Origin

early 19th century: from modern Latin monorchis, monorchid-, from Greek monos 'single' + orkhis 'testicle'.

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