Torsion Testis - Glossary

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Abdominal: Having to do with the abdomen (Abdomen - which is the part of the body between the chest and the hips that contains the stomach, intestines, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and some other organs)

Orchidopexy: An operation to correct an undescended testicle

Orchiectomy: Surgery to remove a testicle.

Scrotum: In males, the external sac that contains the testicles.

Testicles: The two egg-shaped glands found inside the scrotum. They produce sperm and male hormones. Also called testes.

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