cryptorchid


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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.
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2007) found a significant association between the levels of several PBDEs in maternal breast milk (1-3 months postnatal) and cryptorchidism at birth: of n = 29 cases, only 4 remained cryptorchid at 3 months.
This Inquiry highlights 2 important considerations regarding the child with a cryptorchid testis.
Paul Tucker, 26, of Dallas, and Jonathan Taylor, 27, also of Morgantown, were strolling through the mall, killing time before their band, Cryptorchid Chipmunk, had to be in Hollywood to perform.
Expression of HSP70-2 gene during germ cell apoptosis in rat unilateral cryptorchid testes.
Cats with one or both testicles absent from the scrotum, but actually formed (still in the abdomen, for example) are called cryptorchid.
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.
AHE'S cryptorchid, which means he has the second testicle somewhere in his abdomen.
Moreover, even individuals who were temporarily cryptorchid during infancy face an increased risk of fertility problems in adulthood, Sharpe notes.
Itano, "Altered distribution of sertoli cell vimentin and increased apoptosis in cryptorchid rats," Journal of Pediatric Surgery, vol.
6 relative risk of testicular cancer in the normally descended testis of unilateral cryptorchid men [8], so the contralateral, normally descended testis in unilateral cryptorchid man has a high risk of testicular cancer.
These steps are deficient in cryptorchid patients brining down their fertility inspite of a successful orchidopexy.
Equine castration: review of anatomy, approaches, techniques and complications in normal, cryptorchid and monorchid horses.