undescended
adjective Date: 1701 retained within the inguinal region rather than descending into the scrotum <
an undescended testis
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • undescended — [un΄dē sen′dəd] adj. designating a testicle, usually sterile, that remains in the abdominal area at birth rather than descending normally into the scrotum during pregnancy …   English World dictionary

  • undescended — un·de·scend·ed .ən di sen dəd adj retained within the iliac region rather than descending into the scrotum <an undescended testis> …   Medical dictionary

  • undescended — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • undescended — adjective Not descended …   Wiktionary

  • undescended — adjective Medicine (of a testicle) remaining in the abdomen instead of descending normally into the scrotum …   English new terms dictionary

  • undescended — un·descended …   English syllables

  • undescended — un de•scend′ed adj …   From formal English to slang

  • undescended — adj. Med. (of a testicle) remaining in the abdomen instead of descending normally into the scrotum …   Useful english dictionary

  • undescended testicle — noun a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops undescended testicles have an increased risk for cancer • Syn: ↑undescended testis • Hypernyms: ↑testis, ↑testicle, ↑orchis, ↑ball, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • undescended testis — noun a testis that fails to move into the scrotum as the male fetus develops undescended testicles have an increased risk for cancer • Syn: ↑undescended testicle • Hypernyms: ↑testis, ↑testicle, ↑orchis, ↑ball, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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