cremaster


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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 parietal tunic and overlying cremaster muscle can be excised with scissors or the emasculator, taking care not to damage intestine that has not yet been reduced into the abdomen.
Tucker was seen by millions of hoity-toity art fans around the world when he was featured growling to the sound of bees and drums (played by Slayer drummer Dave Lombardo) in Cremaster Cycle, a 2002 Matthew Barney film.
Thirty-three percent (14/42) of patients with testicular torsion had a positive Prehn's sign at presentation, 19.0% (8/42) had no cremaster reflex, and 54.7% (23/42) had a retained testis unilaterally.
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].
As a model of peripheral congestion in human small arteries, but not Oketsu, Ong and colleagues reported a series of studies using arterioles within the rat cremaster muscle, which resembles the rat mesentery in this study [3].
Siemionow, "Pulsed acoustic cellular expression as a protective therapy against I/R injury in a cremaster muscle flap model," Microvascular Research, vol.
Ultrasound can misdiagnose retractile testes as true UDT by triggering a cremaster reflex.
I had to wait seven years to acquire it for the collection.' There are also works that remain elusive, like Matthew Barney's Cremaster series--'one of the most important media art pieces ever produced,' Stoschek believes.
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.