orchidometer
medical instrument used to measure the volume of the testicles

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  • Orchidometer — A testicle is being measured with an orchidometer An orchidometer (or orchiometer) is a medical instrument used to measure the volume of the testicles. The orchidometer was introduced in 1966 by pediatric endocrinologist Prof. Dr. Dr. hc. Andrea… …   Wikipedia

  • orchidometer — 1. A caliper device used to measure the size of testes. 2. A set of sized models of testes for comparison of testicular development. [orchido + G. metron, measure] * * * n. a calliper device for measuring the size of the testicles. The Prader… …   Medical dictionary

  • orchidometer — n. a calliper device for measuring the size of the testicles. The Prader orchidometer consists of a collection of testicle shaped beads of different sizes, each of known volume, for direct comparison to and sizing of the testicles. It enables the …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Orchidometer — Orchido|me̱ter [↑Orchis u. ↑...meter] s; s, : Schablone zur Bestimmung des Hodenvolumens …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • orchidometer — instrument for measuring the size of the testicles Scientific Instruments …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • Prader orchidometer — see orchidometer * * * a string of plastic models of testes, marked according to their volume in cubic centimeters; used for measuring the size of the testes either in growing boys or in men who have an abnormal condition or have had a procedure… …   Medical dictionary

  • Prader orchidometer — see orchidometer …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Testicle — Diagram of male (human) testicles …   Wikipedia

  • List of sexology topics — This is a list of topics related to sexology, human sexuality and marriage customs, and related topics such as human sexual anatomy, reproductive biology, andrology, gynaecology, obstetrics and, where relevant, anthropology. Note that this list… …   Wikipedia

  • Andrea Prader — (* 23. Dezember 1919 in Samedan, Graubünden; † 3. Juni 2001 in Zürich) war ein Schweizer Kinderarzt und Endokrinologe. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Forschungsgebiete …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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