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cremaster

(krɪˈmæstə)
n
the muscle which raises and lowers the testiclesthe hook-like protuberance at the end of a chrysalis from which it hangs
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4 Your cremaster muscle protects your testicles when you feel threatened, by moving them closer to your body.
The investigation shows how blood vessel is ruptured and vascular leakage occurs during acute inflammation in correlation with neutrophil infiltration at the subvascular level under inflammatory condition in the cremaster muscle of mice.
A cremaster muscle spasm is a major contributing factor [4-6].
Siemionow, "Pulsed acoustic cellular expression as a protective therapy against I/R injury in a cremaster muscle flap model," Microvascular Research, vol.
In addition, the squeezing and plugging action of the cremaster muscle and binding effect of the strong cremasteric fascia also play an important role in the prevention of hernia.
Therefore, we studied the effect of PC on leukocyte recruitment in [RAGE.sup.-/-] and [Icam-1.sub.-/-] mice using intravital microscopy of cremaster muscle venules in short-term (trauma, fMLP, and CXCL-1) and long-term (TNF-[alpha]) inflammation models.
A new composite flap model in the rat: combined cremaster muscle and pubic bone flap, Ann Plast Surg, 60(6): 692-7.
The cremaster muscle was dissected free of tissues and exteriorized onto an optical clear viewing pedestal.