noun tes·ti·cle \ˈtes-ti-kəl\

: one of two small organs that are located in a sack of skin (called the scrotum) in men and male animals and that produce sperm and male hormones

Full Definition of TESTICLE

:  testis; especially :  one of a higher mammal usually with its enclosing structures
tes·tic·u·lar \tes-ˈti-kyə-lər\ adjective

Origin of TESTICLE

Middle English testicule, from Latin testiculus, diminutive of testis
First Known Use: 15th century
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noun tes·ti·cle \ˈtes-ti-kəl\

Medical Definition of TESTICLE

:  testis; especially :  one with its enclosing structures


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