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If testosterone therapy is discontinued, the testicles often don’t bounce back and function normally.
The avocado's name is thought to come from the Aztec word ahuacatl, which means testicle, according to Merriam-Webster dictionary.
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.
In a 1934 lynching in Birmingham, Alabama, the victim, Claude Neal, was forced to castrate himself and eat his own penis and testicles.
More sun makes some amount of sense, but why the testicles specifically?
In adulthood, mumps can cause severely swollen glands and testicles as well as aseptic meningitis, which produces such symptoms as fever, headache, stiff neck and vomiting.
With the invention of anesthesia, operations could move beyond one-minute leg amputations that occasionally lopped off a testicle in haste.
Among them: the morcilla (a truly bloody blood sausage), chinchulines (small intestine) or criadillas (testicles).
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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