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ˈtɛs tɪstestis

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, eggnoun

    one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

    "she kicked him in the balls and got away"


  1. testisnoun

    A testicle of a vertebrate

  2. testisnoun

    An analogous gland in invertebrates such as the hydra

Webster Dictionary

  1. Testisnoun

    a testicle


  1. Testis

    Either of the paired male reproductive glands that produce the male germ cells and the male hormones.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Testis

    The male gonad containing two functional parts: the SEMINIFEROUS TUBULES for the production and transport of male germ cells (SPERMATOGENESIS) and the interstitial compartment containing LEYDIG CELLS that produce ANDROGENS.

Editors Contribution

  1. testis

    A type of gland.

    The male body has two testis.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of testis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of testis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of testis in a Sentence

  1. Nansel Larson:

    The most careful thing you do is hitting a mosquito on your testis.

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