Recent Examples of testicle from the Web
After visiting the Long Island hospital, Bieber was allegedly diagnosed with just a swollen testicle.
Instead, Hanford researchers in the late 1960s went to a local prison and paid the inmates to allow the irradiation of their testicles, to see just how much radiation a man can receive before the tails fall from his sperm.
But external radiation, i.e. radiation from a machine outside the body, is more likely to cause permanent infertility, even if the patient's testicles are shielded.
Zeng and his team looked for Ebola in the monkeys’ eye, testicle, brain, liver, spleen, and lymph node tissue samples.
As noted by Planned Parenthood, symptoms of gonorrhea can include abnormal discharge that might be yellowish, pain during urination, bleeding between periods, or painful and swollen testicles.
This coincided with the size of testicles becoming much smaller.
However, during surgery, the doctor accidentally removed Haines’s healthy testicle instead.
There are some truly stomach-churning drinks in the world including wine made from baby mice and beer made from whale testicles smoked with sheep’s dung.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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