testis

Pronunciation: (TES-tis)

One of two egg-shaped glands inside the scrotum that produce sperm and male hormones. Also called testicle.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

Caption: Anatomy of the male reproductive and urinary systems, showing the testicles, prostate, bladder, and other organs.

2004-04-23 Date last modified: 2008-09-23