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Cryptorchidism

"Cryptorchidism" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A developmental defect in which a TESTIS or both TESTES failed to descend from high in the ABDOMEN to the bottom of the SCROTUM. Testicular descent is essential to normal SPERMATOGENESIS which requires temperature lower than the BODY TEMPERATURE. Cryptorchidism can be subclassified by the location of the maldescended testis.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cryptorchidism" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cryptorchidism" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 23 publications over 16 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2003 and 2004 and 2013 and 2014 and 2015 and 2017 and 2018
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