scrotum

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n scrotum the external pouch that contains the testes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Scrotum (Anat) The bag or pouch which contains the testicles; the cod.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n scrotum The purse-like tegumentary investment of the testes and part of the spermatic cord; the cod. The scrotum is a double bag, whose two cavities are separated by the septum scroti, which is indicated on the surface by a median seam or raphe. It consists of two layers—the skin, or integumentary layer, and the contractile layer, or dartos. The integument is very thin, brownish, provided with hairs and sebaceous follicles, and more or less corrugated or rugose, owing to the contraction of the dartos, which is a vascular layer containing a large amount of non-striated muscular tissue. All mammals whose testes leave the abdominal cavity have a scrotum, but in position, as well as in other particulars, it differs much in different-cases. It is perineal, as in man, monkeys, dogs, etc.; or inguinal, as in the horse, bull, etc.; or abdominal, as in marsupials, in the position of the mammary pouch of the female. It may be sessile and little protuberant, or pendulous by a narrow neck, as in the bull, marsupials, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Scrotum skrō′tum the bag which contains the testicles
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

Examination of the wounded soldier showed that a bullet had passed through the scrotum and carried away the left testicle.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The Scrotum : Coonal or Kunnol.
"Captain Cook's Journal During the First Voyage Round the World" by James Cook
Swelled and ulcerated legs and feet are common among the men; as also a swelling of the scrotum.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14" by Robert Kerr
My scrotum is tense and both testicles large.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 2 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
The Scrotum and Testicles.
"Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 5 (of 6)" by Havelock Ellis
But until then, it is simply no epidermis off my scrotum.
"Murder in the Gunroom" by Henry Beam Piper
Children are most commonly attacked, particularly about the toe-nails and on the scrotum.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Usually the scrotum is bulged out on the side and sometimes hangs very low, so long and twisted are the veins.
"Manhood Perfectly Restored" by Unknown
Circular exit in scrotum (here supported by surface of right thigh).
"Surgical Experiences in South Africa, 1899-1900" by George Henry Makins
Pressure should be made upon the scrotum during this time.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
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In news:

Man Awakened From Sleep When Girlfriend Bites Scrotum.
Man awakened when angry girlfriend bites his scrotum, cops say.
A 56-Year-Old Man With RCC Develops Minimally Pruritic, Bright Red Erythema and Fine Scale on the Scrotum.
A 35-year-old Shelby woman is accused of squeezing a man's testicle out of his scrotum this weekend, according to a Shelby Police report.
It's all fun and games until someone gets bit in the scrotum.
A Las Vegas man who suffers from a rare condition that made his scrotum swell-up to 100-pounds seems to be taking in all the fame due to his appearance.
Man Awakened From Sleep When Girlfriend Bites Scrotum .
Man awakened when angry girlfriend bites his scrotum , cops say.
Woman Displays Scrotum Busting Strength.
Tell me one thing, who doesn't love a good ' scrotum ripping' story.
When we came across these scrotum-shaped Christmas ornaments this morning, we totally cracked up.
Typically, there's pain in the testicles, often accompanied by a red and swollen scrotum.
An extraordinary condition that ballooned Wesley Warren Jr.'s scrotum to a massive 100 pounds made him feel like "a freak," and the Las Vegas man set off on a campaign to raise $1 million for corrective surgery.
Christopher Wallace sustained gunshot wounds to his chest, shoulder, leg, forearm and scrotum on the night he was murdered in L.A.
Warren has an infection that has caused his scrotum to swell up to an enormous size, and surgery could be catastrophic.
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