descensus testis


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descensus

 [de-sen´sus] (pl. descen´sus) (L.)
downward displacement or prolapse.
descensus tes´tis normal migration of the testis from its fetal position in the abdominal cavity to its location within the scrotum, usually during the last 3 months of gestation.
descensus u´teri prolapse of uterus.

de·scen·sus tes·'tis

descent of the testis from the abdomen into the scrotum during the seventh and eighth months of intrauterine life.

de·scen·sus tes·tis

(dĕ-sen'sŭs tes'tis) [TA]
Descent of the testis from the abdomeninto the scrotum during the seventh and eighth months of intrauterine life.
See also: ptosis, procidentia
Synonym(s): descensus, descent (1) .

descensus

pl. descensus [L.] downward displacement or prolapse.

descensus testis
normal migration of the testis from its fetal position in the abdominal cavity to its location within the scrotum.
descensus uteri
prolapse of the uterus.