|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|
|Gray's||subject #252 1207|
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.
Mesorchium is the fibrous sheath which attaches vascular and avascular structures of spermatic cord together.
- Anatomy photo:36:08-0203 at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center - "Inguinal Region, Scrotum and Testes: Coverings of the Testis"
- Embryology at UNSW Notes/urogen4
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