Undescended Sentence Examples
There are ample natural belays to rig the 4secs (bouncing) drop, which remains undescended.
It may stop migrating at any stage before it reaches the scrotum, in which case it is referred to as ' undescended '.
We diagnosed a left undescended testicular tumor and torsion of the left testis.
At the far side the southern, left branch ends at an undescended shaft of about 8m in a rift some 30m high.
The cave had already been pushed to a large ledge at the base of a 150 foot pitch, with further undescended pitches below.Advertisement
The left route leads to a low chamber with a large, undescended pit in the floor.
A 5m climb over an undescended hole in the floor leads to a 10m pitch (undescended).
Orchiopexy-A surgical procedure that places an undescended testicle in the scrotum and/or attaches a testicle to the scrotum.
Also known as cryptorchidism, undescended testes is a congenital condition characterized by testicles that do not follow the normal developmental pattern of moving into the scrotum before birth.
Eighty percent of all undescended testes cases naturally correct themselves during the first year of life.Advertisement
Only 3 to 4 percent of full-term baby boys have undescended testes, and half of those complete the journey by the age of three months.
In 5 percent of cases of undescended testes, the testis on one side is completely absent.
One or both of the testicles can be undescended; therefore, the scrotum can appear to be either missing or lopsided.
Presence of undescended testes is differentiated from absence of testicles by measuring the amount of gonadotropin hormone in the blood.
Of full-term baby boys who have undescended testes, half will descend on their own without intervention by the age of three months.Advertisement
Of those cases that do not correct themselves naturally, intervention is very important, because undescended testes increase the likelihood of sterility and testicular cancer.
Undescended testes are twice as likely to develop cancer as normally descended testes.
Ten percent of all testicular cancers are in undescended testes.
Many children who have undescended testes have reduced fertility as adults.
It is thought that as many as 50 to 75 percent of children with undescended testes have problems with fertility as adults.Advertisement
Children with undescended testes are also more likely to develop hernias and have problems with their urinary tract.
There is no known way to prevent undescended testes.
The child may have an umbilical or inguinal hernia, malformed kidneys, and abnormalities of the urogenital system, including undescended testicles in a male child (cryptochordism).
A single testicle may be present in the scrotum, indicating a probable undescended testicle.
In rare cases infants with hypospadias occurring closer to the body and who also have undescended testicles, a karyotype or genetic screen may be performed to determine gender.Advertisement
The penis may be small, the testicles undescended (cryptorchidism) or various degrees of "feminization" of the genitals may be present.
Undescended testicle-A testicle that is still in the groin and has not made its way into the scrotum.
Genitalia can be smaller than normal, and a male with PWS may have undescended testicles.
It may stop migrating at any stage before it reaches the scrotum, in which case it is referred to as ' undescended ' .
The main risk factor appears to be having an undescended testicle.
He had an undescended testis on the left side.