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external spermatic fascia


Definition: the outer fascial covering of the spermatic cord; it is continuous at the superficial inguinal ring with the fascia covering the external oblique muscle.

Synonym(s): fascia spermatica externaTA

See Also: aponeurosis of external oblique (muscle)

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