spermatic cord

noun

Definition of spermatic cord

: a cord that suspends the testis within the scrotum and contains the vas deferens and vessels and nerves of the testis

First Known Use of spermatic cord

1783, in the meaning defined above

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“Spermatic cord.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spermatic%20cord. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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spermatic cord

noun

Medical Definition of spermatic cord

: a cord that suspends the testis within the scrotum, contains the vas deferens and vessels and nerves of the testis, and extends from the deep inguinal ring through the inguinal canal and superficial inguinal ring downward into the scrotum

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