Incision into a testis. SYN: orchotomy. [orchio- + G. tome, incision]

* * *

or·chi·ot·o·my (or″ke-otґə-me) [orchio- + -tomy] an incision into a testis, such as for drainage; called also orchidotomy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • orchiotomy — variant of orchotomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • orchotomy — SYN: orchiotomy …   Medical dictionary

  • orchidotomy — n. an incision into the testis, usually done to obtain biopsy material for histological examination, particularly in men with few or no sperm in their semen (see azoospermia, oligospermia). * * * or·chi·dot·o·my (or″kĭ dotґə me)… …   Medical dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”