synorchism

noun
syn·​or·​chism | \ sə̇ˈnȯ(r)ˌkizəm, ˈsiˌn- \
variants: or less commonly synorchidism \ -​kəˌdizəm \
plural -s

Definition of synorchism

: partial or complete fusion of the testes

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History and Etymology for synorchism

syn- + -orchism or -orchidism

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“Synorchism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synorchism. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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