spermatic cord

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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.

spermatic cord

n
(Anatomy) 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

spermat′ic cord′


n.
the cord by which a testis is suspended in the scrotum, containing the vas deferens.
[1790–1800]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spermatic cord - a structure resembling a cord that suspends the testis within the scrotum and contains the vas deferens and other vessels and nerves
funiculus - any of several body structure resembling a cord
ballock, bollock, testicle, testis, orchis, egg, ball, nut - one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
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