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cryptorchidism

cryptorchidism

noun crypt·or·chi·dism \-kə-ˌdi-zəm\

Definition of CRYPTORCHIDISM

:  a condition in which one or both testes fail to descend normally

Variants of CRYPTORCHIDISM

crypt·or·chi·dism also crypt·or·chism \-ˌki-zəm\

First Known Use of CRYPTORCHIDISM

circa 1882

cryptorchidism

noun crypt·or·chi·dism \-kə-ˌdiz-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CRYPTORCHIDISM

:  a condition in which one or both testes fail to descend normally—compare monorchidism

Variants of CRYPTORCHIDISM

crypt·or·chi·dism also crypt·or·chism \-ˌkiz-əm\

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