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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

(dē-sen'sŭs), The plural of this word is descensus, not descensi.
A falling away from a higher position.
See also: ptosis, procidentia.
Synonym(s): descent (1)
[L.]

descensus

/des·cen·sus/ (de-sen´sus) pl. descen´sus   [L.] downward displacement or prolapse.

descensus

[disen′səs]
the process of falling or descending. Also called prolapse.

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.