spermatic cord

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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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1994), in mammals, secondary abnormalities are related to factors linked to temperature, nutrition, spermatic duct problems, semen extrusion and smear production.
Ultrasonography and computed tomography confirmed the presence of a 7x4 cm abnormal mass adhering to the spermatic cord.
A slit in the mesh to accommodate the spermatic cord is not required because the elements of the spermatic cord have been dissected from the peritoneum.
Disorders of the testis, scrotum, and spermatic cord.
External spermatic sheath injection for vasal nerve block.
Scrotal Doppler ultrasound demonstrated a 3 cm in length and 6 mm in thickness heterogeneous, tubular cystic mass in the right spermatic vein accompanying Grade II varicocele on the same side (Fig.
In case of an incarcerated inguinal hernia, testicular ischemia occurs owing to a compressed spermatic cord by the hernia sac and not by a twisted spermatic cord, as observed in testicular torsion.
He modified the original Bassini's technique of hernia repair by repairing the external oblique aponeurosis beneath the spermatic cord.
Spermatic cord lifted, hernial sac dissected and dealt according to type of hernia leaving entire floor and posterior wall exposed for placement of 6x11 cm proline(r) mesh.
He claimed that he removed the testicle that was on the right side of the scrotum and the testicle had a spermatic cord that led to the left side of the body.
The current American Joint Committee on Cancer staging guidelines define germ cell tumors with lymphovascular invasion (LVI) as pathologic stage pT2 and those with spermatic cord involvement, with or without LVI, as stage pT3.