cremasteric artery

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crem·as·ter·ic ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, inferior epigastric; distribution, coverings of spermatic cord; anastomoses, external pudendal, testicular, and perineal arteria.

crem·as·ter·ic ar·te·ry

(krem'as-ter'ik ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, inferior epigastric; distribution, coverings of spermatic cord; anastomoses, external pudendal, spermatic, and perineal arteries.
Synonym(s): arteria cremasterica [TA] .

cremasteric artery

A branch of the inferior epigastric artery. In the male, it runs with and supplies blood to the spermatic cord; in the female, it runs with the round ligament.
See also: artery
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Once the internal and external spermatic fascias were incised, the underlying internal spermatic artery and external spermatic artery were identified by their subtle pulsations.

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