ridgeling

noun ridge·ling \ ˈrij-liŋ \
variants: or ridgling

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

Origin and Etymology of ridgeling

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


Medical Dictionary

ridgeling

noun ridge·ling
variants: or ridgling play \ˈrij-liŋ\

medical Definition of ridgeling

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

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