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testicular

 [tes-tik´u-lar]
pertaining to the testis.
testicular feminization syndrome complete androgen resistance.

tes·tic·u·lar

(tes-tik'yū-lăr),
Relating to the testes.

testicular

/tes·tic·u·lar/ (tes-tik´u-lar) pertaining to a testis.

testicular

(tĕ-stĭk′yə-lər)
adj.
Of or relating to a testicle or testis.

testicular

[testik′yələr]
Etymology: L, testiculus, testicle
pertaining to the testicle.

tes·tic·u·lar

(tes-tik'yū-lăr)
Relating to the testes.

testicular

pertaining to the testis.

testicular agenesis
absence of one or both testes, usually part of a wider range of defects.
testicular anomaly
includes hypoplasia, cryptorchidism, agenesis, heterotopia, polyorchidism, cystic rete testis and heterotopic Leydig cells and accessory adrenal cortical tissue.
testicular biopsy
percutaneous sampling of tissue for laboratory examination; disruption of normal spermatogenesis can be expected.
testicular calcinosis
common as a sequel to chronic inflammation and concurrent with fibrosis.
testicular degeneration
the most frequent cause of male infertility; many causes; regeneration and return to normal function possible provided some spermatogonia survive the insult and the basement membrane of the tubules is undamaged.
testicular descent
includes a long-distance, passive descent from the roof of the abdomen to near the inguinal canal followed by a short-distance, also passive, descent through the inguinal canal into the scrotum.
testicular feminization syndrome
an extreme form of male pseudohermaphroditism, with female external development, including secondary sex characteristics, but with the presence of testes and absence of uterus and tubes; it is due to end-organ resistance to the action of testosterone.
testicular fibrosis
a sequel to inflammation or degeneration; common in old bulls.
testicular foreign body constriction
malicious application of a constricting foreign body, usually an elastic band, around the base of the scrotum in dogs is an occasional cause of orchitis and often necessitates castration with scrotal ablation. Called also the 'nasty child syndrome', although 'bull terrier bite' would probably be more common.
testicular hypoplasia
occurs as an uncomplicated state, or as part of cryptorchidism or intersex anomaly; an inherited defect in Swedish Highland cattle.
testicular inflammation
testicular lobuli
lobules created in the testis by connective tissue septa.
testicular mediastinum
the central dividing plane of tissue which divides the testis and is continuous with its tunica albuginea.
testicular septuli
loose connective tissue septa which divide testis into lobules.
testicular torsion
causes pain and swelling of the scrotum, abdominal pain and vomiting. In dogs, testicles with neoplasms are predisposed to torsion. Occurs occasionally in stallions (180° torsion), with no apparent detrimental consequences on health or fertility.
testicular tumors
includes interstitial cell and Sertoli cell tumors and seminomas.

Patient discussion about testicular

Q. Has anyone ever had Epididymitis? I was just diagnosed with it and want to know what to expect. Thanks

A. i had an ultrasound done once before,it revealed nothing was wrong,then i had a lower gi,it also showed nothing,at the present moment,my testicules are swollen a little,
slight pain,tenderness,problems with urination,and not
urinating very often,feel as if i"m not completing my
urination,feels like i have a bladder infection,with
an epididymis infection,this makes the 7th time i"ve
had this,i"d like to know why i keep getting it??? and
will it ever stay away??? is there a complete cure?
would a vasecemy cure it???

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Two testicular biopsy samples had nicely preserved testicular tubules, neither with mature sperm.
Testicular biopsy score count A method for registration of spermatogenesis in human testes: normal values and results in 335 hypogonadal males.
A study including data of 1,335 consecutive boys who underwent testicular biopsy simultaneously with surgery for cryptorchidism.
Testicular biopsy in the study of gorilla infertility.
At the time of surgery, a testicular biopsy from the subalbugineal pulp was also made.
The testicular biopsy and hormonal and genetic assessment are not routinely used.
The normal hormone pattern seen in some of the patients may be related to either obstructive azoospermia or retrograde ejaculation and further evaluation in form of vasography, testicular biopsy and post-coital urine wash may be needed.
Variety of mechanisms have been proposed for the formation of antisperm antibodies including injury to the testicles, undescended testicles, testicular torsion, infection, testicular cancer, testicular biopsy, varicocele and vasectomy reversal.
If this is done, a wedge testicular biopsy will give the exact diagnosis.
Although a basic male infertility evaluation requires a comprehensive history and physical along with semen analysis, a testicular biopsy can provide valuable information to the urologist by further categorizing men with azoospermia for purposes of prognosis and treatment.
About 50 percent of infertility cases concern men whose seminal fluid contain either little or rare sperm, or whose sperm moves slowly, or whose sperm has a large ratio of deformity that goes up to 99 percent, especially among men who need to have testicular biopsy due to a complete absence of sperms in their seminal fluid," he said.