Definition of scrotum in English:

scrotum

noun

  • A pouch of skin containing the testicles.

    • ‘The umbilicus can be used as a landmark when determining the location of the genital tubercle or presence of a scrotum in males.’
    • ‘The top of the scrotum is warmest, having a surface temperature of 30.4°C and subcutaneous temperature of 34.3°C.’
    • ‘The container was then lowered from the scrotum, and the water remaining in the container was carefully measured to the nearest milliliter in a graduated cylinder.’
    • ‘I can feel my scrotum tightening just looking at it.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin.

Pronunciation:

scrotum

/ˈskrəʊtəm/