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spermatic cord

noun, Anatomy
1.
the cord by which a testis is suspended in the scrotum, containing the vas deferens and the blood vessels and nerves of the testis.
Origin of spermatic cord
1790-1800
1790-1800
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British Dictionary definitions for spermatic cord

spermatic cord

noun
1.
a cord in many male mammals that passes from each testis to the abdominal cavity and contains the spermatic artery and vein, vas deferens, and lymphatics
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spermatic cord in Medicine

spermatic cord n.
A cordlike structure, consisting of the vas deferens and its accompanying arteries, veins, nerves, and lymphatic vessels, that passes from the abdominal cavity through the inguinal canal down into the scrotum to the back of the testicle. Also called testicular cord.

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