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- adj. only having one testicle within the scrotum
- n. an individual who is monorchid, who has one testicle within the scrotum
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having only one testicle; exhibiting or characterized by monorchism.
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But perhaps I was being clever, using “reigning” as a once removed pun for the monorchid treatment of Lopez (monorchid meaning one testicle).
But perhaps I was being clever, using “reigning” as a once removed pun for the monorchid treatment of Lopez monorchid meaning one testicle.
William Thomas Andrews was a dwarf seventeen years old, whose head measured in circumference 35 inches; from one external auditory meatus to another, 27 1/4 inches; from the chin over the cranial summit to the suboccipital protuberance, 37 1/2 inches; the distance from the chin to the pubes was 20 inches; and from the pubes to the soles of the feet, 16; he was a monorchid.
In one case a monorchid generated a cryptorchid child.
With them a monorchid was not supposed to beget twins; when twins are born in the family, the mother generally smothers the female, if one happens to be such; if not, then the feeblest of the two is sacrificed.