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spermatic cord

[spər′mad·ik ′kȯrd]
(anatomy)
The cord consisting of the ductus deferens, epididymal and testicular nerves and blood vessels, and connective tissue that extends from the testis to the deep inguinal ring.
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The most important mechanism regulating temperature of the testes involves the vasculature of the spermatic cord.
It then straightens and runs medial to the epididymis before entering the spermatic cord near the head of the epididymis.
3] Colour Doppler ultrasonography (CDU) has been shown to have high sensitivity and specificity for spermatic cord torsion;[sup.
While skin grafting can provide an acceptable result in purely scrotal defects, in this case it would have appeared unsightly, as the hairless, skeletonized contour of the pubic region, spermatic cords and testes would be evident.
Few cases of genital schwannomas, involving the prostate, spermatic cord, testis, penis, tunica vaginalis and seminal vesicle, have been reported.