Cooper, Sir Astley Paston

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Sir Astley Paston, English anatomist and surgeon, 1768-1841.
Cooper fascia - one of the coverings of the spermatic cord, formed of delicate connective tissue and of muscular fibers derived from the internal oblique muscle (cremaster muscle). Synonym(s): cremasteric fascia
Cooper hernia - a femoral hernia with two sacs. Synonym(s): bilocular femoral hernia; Hey hernia
Cooper herniotome - a slender bistoury with short cutting edge for dividing the constricting tissues at the neck of a hernial sac.
Cooper ligament repair
Cooper ligaments - (1) suspensory ligaments of breast. Synonym(s): suspensory ligaments of Cooper - (2) pectineal ligament - (3) transverse ligament of elbow.
Cooper neuralgia - Synonym(s): mastodynia
Cooper testis - neuralgia of the testicles.
suspensory ligaments of Cooper - Synonym(s): Cooper ligaments (1)
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