- the cord by which a testis is suspended in the scrotum, containing the vas deferens and the blood vessels and nerves of the testis.
Origin of spermatic cord
First recorded in 1790–1800
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- a cord in many male mammals that passes from each testis to the abdominal cavity and contains the spermatic artery and vein, vas deferens, and lymphatics
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- A cordlike structure, consisting of the vas deferens and its accompanying arteries, veins, nerves, and lymphatic vessels, that passes from the abdominal cavity through the inguinal canal down into the scrotum to the back of the testicle.testicular cord
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