anorchidism


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anorchism

 [an-or´kizm]
congenital absence of one or both testes.

anorchidism

/an·or·chi·dism/ (an-or´kĭ-dizm″) anorchia.

anorchia

The congenital absence of one or more testes. Anorchism is the term preferred by some major medical lexicons (Stedman’s Medical Dictionary, International Dictionary of Medicine), which in the spoken form it may be misunderstood as anarchism.

an·or·chism

(an-ōr'kizm)
Absence of the testes; may be congenital or acquired.
Synonym(s): anorchia, anorchidism.
[G. an- priv. + orchis, testicle]

anorchidism, anorchism

the state of being an anorchid.
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