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  1. cremasternoun

    A thin muscle attached to the testicles.

  2. cremasternoun

    In the pupae of certain species of butterfly, a hook-shaped protuberance from the rear of the chrysalis casing, by which the caterpillar fixes itself to the pad of silk it has cemented to the underside of a perch.

  3. Etymology: From κρεμαστήρ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cremasternoun

    a thin muscle which serves to draw up the testicle

  2. Cremasternoun

    the apex of the last abdominal segment of an insect

  3. Etymology: [NL., from Gr. , fr. to hang.]

Entomology

  1. Cremaster

    a stout spine, process or hooked area at the hind end of pupae in Lepidoptera.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cremaster in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cremaster in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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