cremaster

noun

cre·​mas·​ter krē-ˈmas-tər, krə- How to pronounce cremaster (audio)
: a thin muscle consisting of loops of fibers derived from the internal oblique muscle and descending upon the spermatic cord to surround and suspend the testicle

called also cremaster muscle

cremasteric adjective

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“Cremaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cremaster. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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