TITLE

cryptorchidectomy

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p553
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "cryptorchidectomy," which refers to an operation for correction of an undescended testicle, is presented.
ACCESSION #
62139875

 

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