scirrhous cord

noun

: a chronic fibrous enlargement of the cut end of the spermatic cord in a castrated animal caused by bacterial infection

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of scirrhous cord was in 1840

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“Scirrhous cord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scirrhous%20cord. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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