cryptorchism definition

  • noun:
    • A developmental defect marked by the failure of testes to descend into the scrotum.
    • Retention of the testicles into the hole for the abdomen, owing to the failure regarding the organs to descend from their particular ancient place into the scrotum. In addition cryptorchidism, cryptorchismus.
    • failure of 1 or both testes to move in to the scrotum while the male fetus develops

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