Definition of Monorchism
1. Noun. Failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum.
Medical Definition of Monorchism
1. A condition in which only one testis is apparent, the other being absent or undescended. Synonym: monorchia, monorchidism. Origin: mono-+ G. Orchis, testis (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Monorchism
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Defects Found in Drafted Men: Statistical Information Comp. from the Draft by Albert Gallatin Love, Charles Benedict Davenport (1919)
"Anarchism, monorchism, cryptorchidism.—These terms are plied with more or less overlapping to conditions that are usually to incompleteness of sex ..."
2. Diseases and Surgery of the Genito-urinary System by Francis Sedgwick Watson, John Henry Cunningham (1908)
"monorchism, or absence of one testicle, is more often met with than is the condition of ... It is termed monorchism when one of the organs is retained. ..."