scrotum

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noun scro·tum \ˈskrō-təm\

Definition of scrotum

plural

scrota

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scrotums

  1. :  the external pouch that in most mammals contains the testes

scrotal

play \ˈskrō-təl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of scrotum

Latin; akin to Latin scrautum quiver


First Known Use: 1597


SCROTUM Defined for English Language Learners

scrotum

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noun scro·tum \ˈskrō-təm\

Definition of scrotum for English Language Learners

  • : the sack of skin that contains the testicles of men and male animals


Medical Dictionary

scrotum

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noun scro·tum \ˈskrōt-əm\

Medical Definition of scrotum

plural

scrota

\-ə\play or

scrotums

  1. :  the external sac that in most mammals contains the testes

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