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1. Of, relating to, or resembling sperm: a spermatic substance; a spermatic filament.
2. Containing, conveying, or producing sperm: the spermatic duct.
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(spɜːˈmætɪk) ,






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
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(spɜrˈmæt ɪk)

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]
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Adj.1.spermatic - consisting of or resembling spermatozoa
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a. espermático, rel. al esperma.
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In the literature, mainly concerning ovine species, descriptions about the vascular arrangement of the spermatic funiculus have been observed (NOORDHUIZEN-STASSEN et al., 1985; CARVALHAL et al., 2000) and little attention has been given to caprine species (SOUZA et al., 1992; OLIVEIRA et al., 2002).
Possible differential diagnoses include not only torsion of the spermatic cord, but also torsion of the appendix testis, torsion of the appendix epididymis, epididymitis/epididymo-orchitis, and inguinal hernia / communicating hydrocele.
Another common cause of male infertility is varicocele, in which the veins wrapped around the spermatic cord are numerous and dilate too much, increasing temperature in the scrotum and reducing fertility.
In histological collected in May, an average of four mature eggs and six spermatic cysts per fertile mesentery were found.
Consonant with this, Rosella (1994) relates the fact that half of men present for medical attention and are diagnosed once the disease has spread further than the testicles, epididymis, and spermatic cord due to "delay behaviour" and to the "extremely rapid growth of testicular tumours" (p.
Palpate the testicular surface, epididymis, and spermatic cord.
It is at this region that the abdominal muscles meet the groin, and, in males, where the spermatic cord exits to enter the scrotum.
where N is the number of objects per cubic millimeter of tissue; [delta]N is the average number of objects (gametes, embryos, larvae and spermatic cysts) in the microscope field; t is the thickness of the histological section (here 0.006 mm); D is the diameter of the object; and K is a constant for converting the number of objects in a square millimeter to the number in a cubic millimeter; it is equal to 166.7.
There are evidences that African bulls infected experimentally with Trypanosoma vivax show lower spermatic quality, this fact can imply a possible decrease in the fertilization capacity.
She criticizes the spermatic economy concept, rejects the physician as autocrat interpretation and more broadly the social control model, and argues that the stereotype of sexually repressed Victorians is overstated.
Varicocele, a varicose vein-like syndrome in the spermatic cord of male genitalia, is one of the most common causes of male infertility, a symptom that accounts for at least half of all infertility.