Definition of monorchid in English:

monorchid

adjective

  • (of a person or animal) having only one testicle.

Pronunciation

monorchid

/mäˈnôrkəd/ /mɑˈnɔrkəd/

noun

  • A person or animal having only one testicle.

    ‘Sexual imperfection was to be found in other conditions as well, such as in eunuchs and monorchids.’
    • ‘When they finally released the results of the autopsy, it was revealed that the ribald words of the march ‘Colonel Bogey’ had been correct: he was monorchid.’

Pronunciation

monorchid

/mäˈnôrkəd/ /mɑˈnɔrkəd/

Origin

Early 19th century from modern Latin monorchis, monorchid-, from Greek monos ‘single’ + orkhis ‘testicle’.