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Fig. 3 | Basic and Clinical Andrology

Fig. 3

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

Fig. 3

Sagittal cut through epididymo-testicular unit of a five-month-old fetus. Testis (T) is surrounded by head (HE), body (BE) and tail (TL) of the epididymis. The testicular ligament, the connection between testis and the tail of the epididymis (TL) becomes narrow. The inguinal parts of gelatinous gubernaculum (G) show cremaster muscle fibers at its periphery. Processus vaginalis (*) and internal oblique muscle (IO) are indicated

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