Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or relating to a testicle or testis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Pertaining to one or more testicles; of the testicle(s)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the testicle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to a testicle or testis: as, testicular inflammation.
  • In botany, same as testiculate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or involving the testes

Etymologies

From Medieval Latin testicularis, from Latin testiculum ("testicle"), diminutive of testis (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When Juande Ramos walked out for Spurs seven weeks into the 2007-08 season, Sevilla put their faith in testicular fortitude, appointing B team coach Manolo Jiménez.

    Sevilla get their season going ... all it took was to ditch the mother-in-law

  • Marianne Brydøy, M.D., of the Department of Oncology, Haukeland University Hospital, in Bergen, Norway, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional study to assess the prevalence of these known side effects among long-term testicular cancer survivors in Norway according to the treatment they had received.

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  • It would be quite disingenuous of Charles Krauthammer to assert that his view of how Israel needs to deal with the Arabs (that is, the testicular route to hearts and minds) has no impact on the way he thinks the United States should deal with them.

    Francis Fukuyama and Charles Krauthammer

  • BAKER: The only thing I disagree with is I don ` t think there ` s really a diagnosis called testicular erosion, but that being said, I totally agree with Joy.

    CNN Transcript Oct 10, 2007

  • It would be quite disingenuous of Charles Krauthammer to assert that his view of how Israel needs to deal with the Arabs that is, the testicular route to hearts and minds has no impact on the way he thinks the United States should deal with them.

    Archive 2005-02-06

  • Medical science has a name for it; they call it testicular trauma.

    WHY is the FOUL POLE FAIR?

  • Technically called a testicular hypothermia device, it works through the evaporation of water from the surface of the scrotum, reducing its temperature.

    Getting Pregnant

  • These were called androgens (an'droh-jenz; "male-producing" G) and may also he called the testicular hormones or the male sex hormones.

    The Human Brain

  • One contributing factor to women gaining the right to vote in America was a medical condition called testicular cyanopathy.

    Center for American Progress Action Fund

  • Does she ever wear a dress or is it more important to be "testicular".

    Elizabeth Taylor urges primary voters to back Clinton

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