maldescent

noun

mal·​des·​cent ˌmal-di-ˈsent How to pronounce maldescent (audio)
: an improper or incomplete descent of a testis into the scrotum
maldescended adjective

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“Maldescent.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/maldescent. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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