- The scrotum is the sack that holds the testicles in male mammals.
An example of the scrotum is what keeps the testes at the best temperature to produce sperm.
nounpl. scro·ta or scro·tums
The external sac of skin enclosing the testes in most mammals.
Origin of scrotumLatin scrōtum.
(plural scrotums or scrota)
- (anatomy) The bag of skin and muscle that contains the testicles in mammals.
- The female labia majora is homologous to the male scrotum.