TITLE

cryptorchid, cryptorchis

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p552
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "cryptorchid or cryptorchis," which refers to an individual in whom either or both testicles have not descended into the scrotum, is presented.
ACCESSION #
62139874

 

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