cryptorchism

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cryptorchism

[krip′tȯr‚kiz·əm]
(medicine)
Failure of the testes to descend into the scrotum from the abdomen or inguinal canals. Also known as cryptorchidism.
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Data on the number of affected testes and site of the testis for all cryptorchid children (as well as the related geometric means of maternal hair PBDEs) are presented in Table S5.
Testicular neoplasia in undescended testes of cryptorchid boys-does surgical strategy have an impact on the risk of invasive testicular neoplasia?
Small- and medium-breed dogs should still be considered cryptorchid if two testes are not in the scrotum by six to eight months of age," Dr.
The relation between adult dark spermatogonia and other parameters of fertility potential in cryptorchid testes.
Sertoli cell nodules, sometimes termed Pick adenomas, are nonneoplastic, probably self-regressing lesions that are usually incidental findings in either cryptorchid or normally descended testes.
The trouble was, he turned out to be a monorchid and not a cryptorchid [one testicle only, not one testicle visible and the other hidden] but the vets didn't know that, so they opened him right up because they couldn't find anything.
Owners of cryptorchid animals should be informed of the preventative benefits of castration.
10) The second subtype is the classically described subtype, which is used throughout the literature and is composed of laminated calcifications that are reported to be associated with cryptorchid testes, germ cell tumors, and otherwise normal testicles.
This included the finding of bilaterally small (< 5 ml) or cryptorchid testes with FSH >3x normal or FNAC showing testicular failure.
Cryptorchid (kriph-tor-kihd) A mammal with one or both of the testicles remaining in the body cavity, and not descending into the scrotum.
Ridgling or cryptorchid horses are those in which one or both testes have not descended into the scrotum.