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spermatic cord


Definition: the cord formed by the ductus deferens and its associated structures extending from the deep inguinal ring through the inguinal canal into the scrotum.

Synonym(s): funiculus spermaticusTA, chorda spermatica, testicular cord

See Also: coverings of spermatic cord, under covering

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