Definitions

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  • adjective Not descended.

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  • adjective (of the testis) remaining in the abdomen instead of descending into the scrotum

Etymologies

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un- +‎ descended

Examples

  • Because surgery to repair a hernia and the procedure to correct the congenital malformation known as undescended testicles are both done very close to the spermatic cord, the blood supply to the testicles can be endangered during these operations.

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  • Endocrine disruptors have been implicated in birth defects of the male reproductive system, such as undescended testicles and a penile deformity called hypospadias.

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  • Endocrine disruptors have been implicated in birth defects of the male reproductive system, such as undescended testicles and a penile deformity called hypospadias.

    Ronnie Cummins: Top 10 Reasons to Use Organic Cosmetics

  • Genital ambiguity occurs in an estimated one in 4,500 births, and problems such as undescended testes happen in one in 100.

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  • Genital ambiguity occurs in an estimated one in 4,500 births, and problems such as undescended testes happen in one in 100.

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  • And a 2008 study found that baby boys are more likely to have genital changes, such as undescended testicles and smaller penises, if they were exposed before birth to high levels of phthalates, hormone-disrupting chemicals found in medical tubing, vinyl and other products.

    WBIR.com - News

  • And a 2008 study found that baby boys are more likely to have genital changes, such as undescended testicles and smaller penises, if they were exposed before birth to high levels of phthalates, hormone-disrupting chemicals found in medical tubing, vinyl and other products.

    KSDK.com NBC-St. Louis Education

  • And a 2008 study found that baby boys are more likely to have genital changes, such as undescended testicles and smaller penises, if they were exposed before birth to high levels of phthalates, hormone-disrupting chemicals found in medical tubing, vinyl and other products.

    WBIR.com - News

  • And a 2008 study found that baby boys are more likely to have genital changes, such as undescended testicles and smaller penises, if they were exposed before birth to high levels of phthalates, hormone-disrupting chemicals found in medical tubing, vinyl and other products.

    KSDK.com NBC-St. Louis Education

  • Baby boys are more likely to have changes in their genitals -- such as undescended testicles and smaller penises -- if their mothers were exposed to high levels of a controversial chemical during pregnancy, a new study shows.

    Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

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