Mesorchium

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Mesorchium
Mesorchium.svg
Schematic drawing of a cross-section through the vaginal process. 1 testicle, 2 Epididymis, 3 Mesorchium, 4 Lamina visceralis of Tunica vaginalis, 5 Lamina parietalis of Tunica vaginalis, 6 Cavum vaginale, 7 Mesepididymis, 8 Fascia spermatica interna
Identifiers
Gray's p.1207
Dorlands
/Elsevier
m_11/12527430
Anatomical terminology

The testes, at an early period of fetal life, are placed at the back part of the abdominal cavity, behind the peritoneum, and each is attached by a peritoneal fold, the mesorchium, to the mesonephros.

See also[edit]

Mesorchium is the fibrous sheath which attaches vascular and avascular structures of spermatic cord together.

References[edit]

This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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