re·trac·tile tes·tis

a condition in which there is a tendency of the testis to ascend to the upper part of the scrotum or into the inguinal canal, as contrasted with an undescended testis.
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A condition in which the testes descend to the scrotum but intermittently retreat into the inguinal canal.
[pseudo- + G. kryptos, hidden, + orchis, testis]
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