<physiology> Of or pertaining to semen; as, the spermatic fluid, the spermatic vessels, etc.

<anatomy> Spermatic cord, 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.

Origin: L. Spermaticus, Gr., cf. F. Spermatique. See Sperm.

(01 Mar 1998)

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