ridgeling


ridge·ling

noun \ˈrij-liŋ\

Definition of RIDGELING

1
:  a partially castrated male animal
2
:  a male animal in which one or both testes have not descended into the scrotum

Variants of RIDGELING

ridge·ling or ridg·ling \ˈrij-liŋ\

Origin of RIDGELING

perhaps from 1ridge; from the supposition that the undescended testis remains near the animal's back
First Known Use: 1555

ridge·ling

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of RIDGELING

1
: a partially castrated male animal
2
: a male animal having one or both testes retained in the inguinal canal

Variants of RIDGELING

ridge·ling or ridg·ling \ˈrij-liŋ\

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