the cord by which a testis is suspended in the scrotum, containing the vas deferens and the blood vessels and nerves of the testis.
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
spermatic cord n.
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. Also called testicular cord.
- Spermatic duct
spermatic duct n. See vas deferens.
- Spermatic fluid
noun 1. another name for semen
[spur-mat-uh-sahyd, spur-muh-tuh-] /spɜrˈmæt əˌsaɪd, ˈspɜr mə tə-/ noun 1. spermicide.
noun 1. Cell Biology. one of the cells that result from the meiotic divisions of a spermatocyte and mature into spermatozoa. noun 1. (zoology) any of four immature male gametes that are formed from a spermatocyte, each of which develops into a spermatozoon spermatid sper·ma·tid (spûr’mə-tĭd) n. Any of the four haploid cells formed by […]