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INGUINAL CANAL-CORD/ROUND LIGAMENT COVERINGS

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INGUINAL CANAL-CORD/ROUND LIGAMENT COVERINGS

The spermatic cord is the tubular structure that suspends the testes and epididymis. Possesses 3 coverings and 6 groups of constituents.

COVERINGS
1. External spermatic fascia (arising from the external oblique aponeurosis).
2. Cremaster fascia which contains the cremaster muscle (arising from the internal oblique muscle + aponeurosis).
3. Internal spermatic fascia (arising from the transversalis fascia).



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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
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Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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