testicle

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noun tes·ti·cle \ˈtes-ti-kəl\

Definition of testicle

  1. :  testis; especially :  one of a higher mammal usually with its enclosing structures

testicular

play \tes-ˈti-kyə-lər\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of testicle

Middle English testicule, from Latin testiculus, diminutive of testis


First Known Use: 15th century


TESTICLE Defined for English Language Learners

testicle

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noun tes·ti·cle \ˈtes-ti-kəl\

Definition of testicle for English Language Learners

  • : one of two small organs that are located in a sack of skin (called the scrotum) in men and male animals and that produce sperm and male hormones


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testicle

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noun tes·ti·cle \ˈtes-ti-kəl\

Medical Definition of testicle

  1. :  testis; especially :  one with its enclosing structures


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