Dictionary of Human Evolution and Biology

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Scrotum

Sac on male mammals, located in the anogenital area, that holds the testes. Adjective: scrotal. In humans the testes are in the scrotum during the entire year, but for most primates and mammals the testes only descend into the scrotum during the breeding season.

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