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ridgeling

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noun ridge·ling \ˈrij-liŋ\

Definition of ridgeling

  1. 1 :  a partially castrated male animal

  2. 2 :  a male animal in which one or both testes have not descended into the scrotum



Variants of ridgeling

or

ridgling

Origin and Etymology of ridgeling

perhaps from 1ridge; from the supposition that the undescended testis remains near the animal's back


First Known Use: 1555


Medical Dictionary

ridgeling

noun ridge·ling

Medical Definition of ridgeling

  1. 1:  a partially castrated male animal

  2. 2:  a male animal having one or both testes retained in the inguinal canal



Variants of ridgeling

or

ridgling

\ˈrij-liŋ\play

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