cryptorchid

(redirected from cryptorchids)
Also found in: Dictionary.

cryptorchid

 [krip-tor´kid]
1. having undescended testes.
2. a male with undescended testes; see also cryptorchidism.

cryp·tor·chid

(krip-tōr'kid),
Relating to or characterized by cryptorchism.
[crypto- + G. orchis, testis]

cryptorchid

, cryptorchis (kript-or'kid) (-or'kis) [? + orchis, testis]
An individual in whom either or both testicles have not descended into the scrotum. See: monorchid

cryptorchid

an animal with undescended testes. Called also rig, ridgling.
References in periodicals archive ?
A dog with only one testicle descended is called a unilateral cryptorchid and has one testicle in the scrotum and the other one in the abdomen.
It would be a good idea to make an appointment for your dog to be examined by a vet as testicular tumours are common in dogs, and the incidence is increased in cryptorchid animals.