cremaster

noun
cre·​mas·​ter | \ krē-ˈmas-tər, krə- How to pronounce cremaster (audio) \

Medical Definition of cremaster

: 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

Other Words from cremaster

cremasteric \ ˌkrē-​mə-​ˈster-​ik How to pronounce cremasteric (audio) \ adjective

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“Cremaster.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cremaster. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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