mesorchium


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mesorchium

[me′zȯr·kē·əm]
(embryology)
The mesentery that supports the embryonic testis in vertebrates.
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refer to the presence of a mesorchium, fixing the testis to the abdomen dorsal wall, which was also observed by us.
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The testes are spherical or oval, white-yellowish in color, and are connected ventrally to the kidneys by the mesorchium. The efferent ductules start from each testicle, forming the epididymal ducts after converging, which are elongated and convoluted (CABRAL et al., 2011).