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passageway where spermatic cord enters the abdomen

inguinal canal

2

T/F: The male reproductive tract both begins and ends outside of the body cavity, but must pass through the abdominal cavity at some point in between

True

3

strong muscular tube carry sperm

ductus (vas) deferens

4

blood supply to the testis

testicular artery

5

Ductus (vas) deferens; Testicular artery; Pampiniform plexus of veins >testicular vein; Genitofemoral nerve (for cremaster muscle); Autonomic nerves;Lymphatics comprise the

spermatic cord

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transversalis fascia gives rise to

internal spermatic fascia

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internal oblique muscle gives rise to

cremaster muscle

8

external oblique muscle gives rise to

external spermatic fascia

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Deep inguinal ring is formed from

transversalis fascia

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Middle inguinal ring is formed from

internal abdominal oblique

11

Superficial inguinal ring is formed from

external abdominal oblique

12

Sleeve of peritoneum that descends with the testis. Help to suspend the testis within the scrotum

processes vaginalis

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above and halfway along the inguinal ligament

deep inguinal ring

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contracts to pull the testis up

cremaster

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scratch inner thigh and will contract cremaster muscle; helpful to test reflexes in non-verbal patient

cremaster reflex

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Where does the spermatic cord start? At what ring?

Where inguinal canal stops; superficial inguinal ring

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Which layer of abdominal muscle makes no contribution to the spermatic cord?

Transversus abdominis