mesorchium

[mə-zôrkē-əm]

n.

A fold of tunica vaginalis testis in the fetus supporting the mesonephros and the developing testis.
A fold of tunica vaginalis testis in the adult between the testis and epididymis.

Related formsme•sorchi•al adj.
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