spermatic cord

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spermatic cord a structure resembling a cord that suspends the testis within the scrotum and contains the vas deferens and other vessels and nerves
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Spermatic cord (Anat) the cord which suspends the testicle within the scrotum. It is made up of a connective tissue sheath inclosing the spermatic duct and accompanying vessels and nerves.
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Usage

In literature:

There was no hemorrhage from the external wound, nor pain in the spermatic cord or testicle.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
The +testicles+ and the +spermatic cord+ are oftentimes very tender and the seminal fluid is much thinner than natural.
"Manhood Perfectly Restored" by Unknown
VARICOCELE is a dilatation of the veins of the spermatic cord and scrotum, and is frequently a result of masturbation.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
Wounds of the spermatic cord may be dangerous from haemorrhage.
"Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology" by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The leg-straps pull the pad down on the pelvic bone, where its pressure squeezes the life-giving spermatic cord.
"Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured" by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
The skin of the scrotum is tense, and it may be edematous (pitting on pressure), as are the deeper envelopes and spermatic cord.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
The external abdominal ring and spermatic cord.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
This swelling will be felt to be tightly compressed by the spermatic cord.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
He then castrates by either removing the testicles, or by twisting or destroying the spermatic cord.
"Practical Angora Goat Raising" by C. P. Bailey
TEARING PAINS: In occiput; in right cheek bone; in upper molars; in spermatic cords; in muscles of left leg; disturb sleep.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
A varicose state of the veins of the scrotum or spermatic cord (when large), sarcocele, hydrocele, hemorrhoids, fistulas.
"Guide to West Point, and the U.S. Military Academy" by Various
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