gubernaculum testis

[tĕstĭs]

n.

A mesenchymal column of tissue that connects the fetal testis to the developing scrotum and that is involved in testicular descent.

Nearby words

  1. gubbah,
  2. gubber-tushed,
  3. gubbins,
  4. gubernaculum,
  5. gubernaculum dentis,
  6. gubernatorial,
  7. guberniya,
  8. guck,
  9. guddle,
  10. gude


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