tunica vaginalis testis

[ văj′ə-nālĭs tĕstĭs ]

n.

The serous sheath of the testis and epididymis, derived from the peritoneum, and consisting of an outer and inner serous layer.

Nearby words

  1. tunica mucosa,
  2. tunica muscularis,
  3. tunica propria,
  4. tunica reflexa,
  5. tunica submucosa,
  6. tunica vasculosa,
  7. tunicate,
  8. tunicle,
  9. tuning,
  10. tuning fork


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