scro|tum [ˈskrəutəm US ˈskrou-] n plural scrota [-tə] or scrotums
[Date: 1500-1600; : Lati]
the bag of skin that contains a man's ↑testicles

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  • scrotum — [ skrɔtɔm ] n. m. • 1538; mot lat. ♦ Anat. Enveloppe cutanée des testicules. ⇒ 1. bourse. Adj. SCROTAL, ALE, AUX , 1538 . ● scrotum nom masculin (bas latin scrotum) Enveloppe cutanée superficielle des bourses et de leur contenu, les testicules et …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • scrotum — (n.) 1590s, from L. scrotum, cognate with O.E. scrud garment (source of SHROUD (Cf. shroud) (n.)). Isn t the sea what Algy calls it: a grey sweet mother? The snotgreen sea. The scrotum tightening sea. Epi oinopa ponton. [Joyce, Ulysses ] …   Etymology dictionary

  • Scrotum — Scro tum, n. [L.] (Anat.) The bag or pouch which contains the testicles; the cod. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scrotum — (lat.), der Hodensack, s.u. Genitalien; daher Scrotocēle, Hodenbruch. Scrotalis, was sich auf den Hodensack bezieht; daher Scrotiforme nectarium, hodensackförmiges Nectarium. Scrotalarterien, s.u. Beckenarterie b) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Scrōtum — (lat.), Hodensack …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Scrotum — (lat.), der Hodensack (s. Hoden) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Scrotum — Scrotum, lat., Hodensack; Scrotokele, Hodenbruch …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • scrotum — SCRÓTUM s.n. v. scrot. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN …   Dicționar Român

  • Scrotum — vgl. Skrotum …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • scrotum — ► NOUN (pl. scrota or scrotums) ▪ the pouch of skin containing the testicles. DERIVATIVES scrotal adjective. ORIGIN Latin …   English terms dictionary

  • scrotum — [skrōt′əm] n. pl. scrota [skrōt′ə] or scrotums [L < IE * (s)kreut > SHRED] in most male mammals, the pouch of skin holding the testicles and related structures scrotal adj …   English World dictionary

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