scirrhous cord


Definition of scirrhous cord

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

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First Known Use of scirrhous cord

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Scirrhous cord.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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