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sper·mat·ic

 (spər-măt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling sperm: a spermatic substance; a spermatic filament.
2. Containing, conveying, or producing sperm: the spermatic duct.

spermatic

(spɜːˈmætɪk) ,

spermic

,

spermous

or

spermatical

adj
1. (Zoology) of or relating to spermatozoa: spermatic fluid.
2. (Anatomy) of or relating to the testis: the spermatic artery.
3. (Zoology) of or relating to a spermary
[C16: from Late Latin spermaticus, from Greek spermatikos concerning seed, from sperma seed, sperm1]
sperˈmatically adv

sper•mat•ic

(spɜrˈmæt ɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or resembling sperm; seminal.
2. pertaining to a spermary.
[1530–40; < Late Latin spermaticus < Greek spermatikós=spermat-, s. of spérma sperm1 + -ikos -ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.spermatic - consisting of or resembling spermatozoa
Translations

spermatic

adjSamen-

sper·mat·ic

a. espermático, rel. al esperma.
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Spermatic motility presented positive correlation with spermatic vigor (r = 0.
Benign masses of spermatic cord might be excised with preservation of the testis.
Indirect inguinal hernia consists of a sac of peritoneum protruding through the internal ring, anterolateral to the spermatic cord or round ligament, through which intra-abdominal organs can enter.
A YOU could have an inguinal hernia that is putting pressure on the spermatic cord as it leaves the abdomen, or it could be a small varicocele - enlarged veins around the testicle itself.
2 B - E); mesocaudal projection of spermatic channel terminating bifidly: external side narrow with blunt papilla, internal side wide with semi-acute papilla; surface of apex cover by patch of wide spines (Fig.
The teenager, a gymnast, actually was suffering from testicular torsion, a condition in which the spermatic cord twists around a testicle inside the scrotum, cutting off its blood supply, according to Mr.
The espermograma is the basic rock of the evaluation of the infertile man; however it cannot be considered a fertility test because in up to 25% of the infertility cases the spermograma is considered normal and the tests of spermatic function are altered.
Representational jizz is obviously jazzing, as tadpoles of gold-paint love juice swim across several of the hoodies, past the paintings' borders, and onto the wall between, linking everything in a spermatic daisy chain.
A hydrocele is defined as an excess collection of fluid confined by the 2 layers of the processus vaginalis along the spermatic cord and most commonly surrounding the testis in adults.
You should be able to feel the firm, smooth tube of the spermatic cord which runs up from the epididymis.
s - start over dads, geriatric men about town (Quincy Jones, George Plimpton, Tony Randall) with wives in their 20s and babies in diapers, whose spermatic achievements were the subject of a recent New York Times effusion that somehow managed to leave the impression that these gentlemen were personally raising their own children without help from wife or nanny.
The spermatic cysts are encircled by surrounding cells, and the sperm grow in number while decreasing in size [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 1 OMITTED].