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Testicle

testicle

(Science: anatomy) One of two glandular bodies contained in the scrotum of the male, they form sperm and also the male sex hormone testosterone. One of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; she kicked him in the balls and got away.


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Question about sexes and gene

... the offspring (both male and female) get either a GROWTH/GROWTH combination or some other allele pair. But, an individual may also get a gene TESTICLE, which comes in the Y chromosome. And if the individual gets TESTICLE (and thus becomes male), his GROWTH gene gets upregulated much much more ...

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by biohazard
Tue Feb 23, 2010 1:31 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Question about sexes and gene
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Testical Problem

You could be describing an enlarged epididymis, or a retention of fluid in one of the many spaces it could occupy. You describe it as like a 3rd testicle, which could be a tumor, but then say it's not like a testicle. There is a long list of possibilities here, including some that would threaten ...

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by Darby
Tue Sep 09, 2008 6:26 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Testical Problem
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testicals

Yes, an expert in Andrology told me so few times ago, about the difference of right and testicle of their hung position and the volume. The right one usually is bigger, lower, contains more spermatozoa :)

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by DoctorStein
Sat Jul 05, 2008 11:34 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: testicals
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Views: 22575

testicals

In mammals with external testicles it is most common for one testis to hang lower than the other. It is estimated that in about 85% of men the lower hanging testicle is the right one. This is due to differences in the vascular anatomical ...

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by dipjyoti
Sat Jul 05, 2008 10:43 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: testicals
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Re: testicals

why is the left testical of a male larger than the right testical? What? Since when? ...And you spelled testicle wrong.

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by squares
Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:13 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: testicals
Replies: 11
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