gubernaculum


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gubernaculum

[‚gü·bər′nak·yə·ləm]
(anatomy)
A guiding structure, as the fibrous cord extending from the fetal testes to the scrotal swellings.
(invertebrate zoology)
A posterior flagellum of certain protozoans.
A sclerotized structure associated with the copulatory spicules of certain nematodes.
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Origin, development and fate of the gubernaculum hunteri, processus vaginalis peritonei, and gonadal ligaments.
The anatomic risk factor associated with neonatal torsion is lack of fixation of the gubernaculum.
However, in some cases, the gubernaculum isn't formed properly, or doesn't function properly, and the testicle stays in the abdomen, Dr.
Keywords: Gubernaculum Orchidopexy Patent processus vaginalis Scrotum Testis Undescended testis.
Processus vaginalis is the diverticulum of the peritoneal cavity growing into the mesenchyme of the gubernaculum, inguinal canal and the scrotum.
Moreover, the cephalic cap not being modified into plates, absence of cephalic cordons, lateral alae present, deirids located near of excretory pore, pre-anal sucker well developed, number of caudal papillae (about 14-21; although in Rossin, 2007, the maximum number is 40), gubernaculum present, vulvar morphology and localization in females; along with morphometric characters (e.
Aunque una revision reciente propone una clasificacion basada en la etiopatogenia embrionaria, que no solo incluya las anomalias uterinas derivadas de los ductos de Muller, sino tambien las derivadas del seno urogenital, el gubernaculum y otras posibles combinaciones, pero esta en espera de aprobacion por la literatura mundial (2).
obliquata -- -- X -- (Rafinesque, 1820) Epioblasma personata (Say, X -- -- -- 1829) Epioblasma torulosa -- -- -- X gubernaculum (Reeve, 1865) Epioblasma t.
Histologic evaluation of inguinoscrotal migration of the gubernaculum in rodents during testicular descent and its relationship to the genitorfemoral nerve.
NA Gubernaculum length NA Character Male L (length) 537 [+ or -] 56 (491-599) a (L/body diam.
In Latin the suffix -culum (Olsen 1988:29) is found in Instruments such as gubernaculum 'helm' (from gubernare 'be at the helm, steer') or uehiculum 'vehicle' (from uehere 'drive, ride').