Definitions

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  • adj. Having the testicles naturally concealed, as in the case of the cetaceans.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the testicles naturally concealed, as in the case of the cetaceans.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the testes concealed—that is, not contained in an external pouch or scrotum.

Etymologies

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Latin testis testis + condere to hide.

Examples

  • For example, modern elephants 'testicles remain undescended and are deeply embedded in the body cavity (a trait referred to as "testicond"), whereas other mammals, such as seals, have descended testicles but are ascrotal, with the gonads simply being subcutaneous.

    Scientific American

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  • A normal condition, as opposed to cryptorchidism, which is an abnormal condition.

    August 21, 2008

  • adj., Having the testes concealed within the body, as members of the order Cetacea.

    August 21, 2008