didym-

(Greek: twin; testicle)

Words that include the Greek element didym- which oddly provides us with words referring to "twins" or "testes".

cryptodidymus
A congenital anomaly in which one fetus is concealed within another fetus.
didymalgia, didymodynia
Pain in a testicle.
didymitis
Inflammation of a testicle; also, orchitis.
didymus
1. A twin.
2. A congenital abnormality involving joined twins.
3. A testicle.
epididymis (s), epididymides (pl)
A small oblong body resting on and beside the posterior surface of the testes, consisting of a convoluted tube 13 to 20 feet (3.97 to 6.1 meters) long. It constitutes the first part of the secretory duct of the testis.
epididymitis
Inflammation of the epididymis.
epididymodeferentectomy
Excision of the epididymis (a structure within the scrotum attached to the backside of the testis) and the ductus deferens (the secretory duct of the testicle, running from the epididymis).
funiculoepididymitis
Inflammation of the spermatic cord and the epididymis.
laparomonodidymus
A "monster", a single-bodied set of twins that is double above but single below the pelvis.
omphalodidymus
orchidoepididymectomy
The operation of excising the testis and epididymis; the elongated cordlike structure along the posterior border of the testis, whose elongated coiled duct provides for storage, transit, and maturation of spermatozoa and is continuous with the ductus deferens. It consists of a head (caput epididymis), body (corpus epididymis), and tail (cauda epididymis).
orchiepididymitis
Inflammation of the testis and epididymis.
pygodidymus
A fetus with double hips and pelvis.