Definition of Monorchism

1. Noun. Failure of one testes to descend into the scrotum.

Exact synonyms: Monorchidism
Generic synonyms: Cryptorchidism, Cryptorchidy, Cryptorchism



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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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monorchism

monopthongs
monoptote
monoptotes
monoptychial
monopulse radar
monopyrenous
monoracial
monorail
monorails
monorchia
monorchidic
monorchidism
monorchidisms
monorchids
monorchism (current term)
monorden
monorecidive
monorecidive chancre
monoreduction
monoreme
monoremes
monorganic
monorhina
monorhinic
monorhyme
monorhymed
monorhymes
monorubidium
monos

Literary usage of Monorchism

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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. ..."

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