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Medical Term:

orchiopexy

Pronunciation: or'ke-o-pek'se

Definition:

  1. Surgical treatment of an undescended testicle by freeing it and implanting it into the scrotum.
  2. Anchoring a testis susceptible to torsion in the scrotum.

Synonym(s): orchidopexy, orchidorraphy, orchiorrhaphy

[orchio- + G. pexis, fixation]

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