spermatic artery

spermatic artery
: an artery that supplies blood to a testis and that in man is one of a pair which arises from the front of the aorta a little below the renal arteries and passes downward to the spermatic cord of the same side and along it to the testis

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spermatic artery noun (anatomy)
Either of two arteries that supply blood to the testes
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