scroto-, scrot- (Latin: the pouch that holds the testes; a purse; probably a variant of scortum, a skin, hide, or of scrautum; a leather bag for holding arrows; akin to scrupus, a sharp stone).
Relating to the abdomen and the scrotum.
Relating to the groin and the scrotum.
Within the scrotum.
Relating to both the penis and the scrotum.
Plural form of scrotum.
Pertaining to the scrotum.
A partial or complete excision (removal by cutting) of the scrotum.
Having the shape or form of a scrotum or pouch.
Inflammation of the scrotum.
A surgical fixation (attachment) of the scrotum.
Plastic operation on the scrotum.
scrotum (singular), scrota (plural):
1. The pouch found in most male mammals that contains the testicles and part of the spermatic cord. It allows sperm to develop at a temperature lower than that of the body.
2. The pouch that contains the testes and their accessory organs. It is composed of skin, the dartos [muscular, contractile tissue under the skin], the spermatic [semen or sperm], cremasteric [muscles suspending and enveloping the testicles and spermatic cord], infundibuliform fasciae [membranous layer encircling the spermatic cord with a sheath of tissue], and the tunica vaginalis [serous (serum) membrane surrounding the front and sides of the testicle].
Relating to the urethra, perineum, and the scrotum.