Definition of testis in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛstɪs/

noun (plural testes /ˈtɛstiːz/)

Anatomy & Zoology
An organ which 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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