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The spermatic cord is the name given to the cord-like structure formed by the vas deferens and surrounding tissue (veins, arteries, nerves, and lymphatic vessels) that run from the abdomen down to each testicle. Image File history File links Drawing of the Male Internal Sexual Anatomy From alt. ... Image File history File links Drawing of the Male Internal Sexual Anatomy From alt. ... Male Anatomy The vas deferens, also called ductus deferens, (Latin: carrying-away vessel) is part of the human male anatomy. ... Jump to: navigation, search In biology, a vein is a blood vessel which returns blood from the microvasculature to the heart. ... Section of an artery An artery or arterial is also a class of highway. ... Jump to: navigation, search A nerve is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of nerve fibers or axons, which includes the glia that ensheath the axons in myelin. ... In mammals including humans, the lymphatic vessels (or lymphatics) are a network of thin tubes that branch, like blood vessels, into tissues throughout the body. ... The human abdomen Footballer John Arne Riise flashing his abdominals The human abdomen (from the Latin word meaning belly) is the part of the body between the pelvis and the thorax. ... Jump to: navigation, search Human male anatomy The testicles, known medically as testes (singular testis), are the male generative glands in animals. ...


The spermatic cord is sensitive to torsion, in which the testicle rotates within its sac and kinks off its own blood supply. Testicular torsion may result in irreversible damage to the testicle within hours.
The concept of torque in physics, also called moment or couple, originated with the work of Archimedes on levers. ... In testicular torsion the spermatic cord that provides the blood supply to a testicle is twisted, cutting off the blood supply, often causing orchalgia. ...

Reproductive system
Female: Cervix - Clitoris - Clitoral hood - Fallopian tubes - Bartholin's glands - G-spot - Hymen - Labium - Mammary glands - Ovaries - Skene's glands - Urethra - Uterus - Vagina - Vulva
Male: Bulbourethral glands - Cowper's glands - Ejaculatory duct - Epididymis - Foreskin - Frenulum - Glans penis - Penis - Prostate - Scrotum - Seminal vesicles - Spermatic cord - Testes - Urethra - Vas deferens

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Testicular Cancer Treatment - National Cancer Institute (2801 words)
is in the spermatic cord or the scrotum and may be in the blood or lymph vessels of the testicle.
In stage IIIA, the cancer is anywhere within the testicle, spermatic cord, or scrotum; may have spread to one or more lymph nodes in the abdomen; and has spread to distant lymph nodes or to the lungs.
In stage IIIC, the cancer is anywhere within the testicle, spermatic cord, or scrotum; and may have spread to one or more nearby or distant lymph nodes or to the lungs or anywhere else in the body.
Spermatic cord - Information from Reference.com (225 words)
The spermatic cord is the name given to the cord-like structure in males formed by the vas deferens and surrounding tissue that run from the abdomen down to each testicle.
The spermatic cord is sensitive to torsion, in which the testicle rotates within its sac and kinks off its own blood supply.
The contents of the abdominal cavity may protrude into the spermatic cord, producing an indirect inguinal hernia.
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