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undescended

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adjective un·de·scend·ed \ˌən-di-ˈsen-dəd\

Definition of undescended

  1. :  retained within the inguinal region rather than descending into the scrotum <an undescended testis>



1701

First Known Use of undescended

1701

Rhymes with undescended


Medical Dictionary

undescended

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adjective un·de·scend·ed \ˌən-di-ˈsen-dəd\

Medical Definition of undescended

  1. :  retained within the iliac region rather than descending into the scrotum <an undescended testis>




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