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