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Definition of "testes" [tes•tes]

  • Plural of testis. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "testes" in a sentence
  • "Um, wouldn't that be "testes meos" in the Latin word orderway?"
  • "While the most common function for testes is the production of sperm, Dr. Marc Goldstein of the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center found that the gland’s production of testosterone is behind a common cause of male infertility, a press release from the facility said Wednesday."
  • "New research conducted at a New York medical facility has found that the second function of a man’s testes is the key to overcoming male infertility."