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Fig. 10 | Basic and Clinical Andrology

Fig. 10

From: On the descent of the epididymo-testicular unit, cryptorchidism, and prevention of infertility

Fig. 10

Sagittal section of a newborn’s body and the tail of epididymis and their topographical relation to processus vaginalis (*), testis (T), ligamentum testis and gubernaculum. The gubernaculum is virtually inexistent (G) and the testicular ligament (TL) undergoes the process of retroperitonealization and becomes a part of the scrotal wall. [Histological sections are personal material obtained from Töndery-Collection Institute of Anatomy Zürich]

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