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scrotum

Pronunciation: skro'tum, -ta, -tumz

Definition: A musculocutaneous sac containing the testes; formed of skin, containing a network of nonstriated muscular fibers (the dartos or dartus fascia), which also forms the scrotal septum internally.

Synonym(s): marsupium1

[L.]

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