scrotum

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Borrowing from Latin scrōtum.

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scrotum (plural scrotums or scrota)

  1. (anatomy) The bag of skin and muscle that contains the testicles in mammals.
    The female labia majora is homologous to the male scrotum.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin scrōtum.

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scrotum m (plural scrotums)

  1. scrotum

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker-(to cut). See also Latin scortum, corium, Proto-Germanic *skeraną (whence English shear), Ancient Greek κείρω(keírō, I cut off), Albanian harr(to cut, to mow), Lithuanian skìrti(separate), Welsh ysgar(separate), Old Armenian քերեմ(kʿerem, to scrape, scratch).

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scrōtum n (genitive scrōtī); second declension

  1. (anatomy) scrotum
    Scrotum est membrum gignendi hominis et animalis in formam sacci, quod testes continet et protegit.

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative scrōtum scrōta
genitive scrōtī scrōtōrum
dative scrōtō scrōtīs
accusative scrōtum scrōta
ablative scrōtō scrōtīs
vocative scrōtum scrōta

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