gubernaculum


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gu·ber·nac·u·lum

(gū'bĕr-nak'yū-lŭm),
1. A fibrous cord connecting two structures (for example, the testis and scrotum; the ovary and labium majus). The gubernaculum attaches to the uterus and becomes the ovarian ligament and the round ligament of the uterus.
2. Synonym(s): gubernaculum testis
[L. a helm, rudder]

gubernaculum

/gu·ber·nac·u·lum/ (goo″ber-nak´u-lum) pl. guberna´cula   [L.] a guiding structure.gubernac´ular
gubernaculum tes´tis  the fetal ligament attached at one end to the lower end of the epididymis and testis and at its other end to the bottom of the scrotum; it is present during the descent of the testis into the scrotum and then atrophies.

gubernaculum

a fetal ligament that passes through the anterior abdominal wall and connects the inferior pole of each gonad with primordia of the scrotum in men and the labia majora in women.

gu·ber·nac·u·lum

(gū'bĕr-nak'yū-lŭm)
1. A fibrous cord connecting two structures.
2. A mesenchymal column of tissue that connects the fetal testis to the developing scrotum; it appears to play a role in guiding testicular descent. The gubernaculum in female embryos attaches to the ovaries and uterus.
Synonym(s): gubernaculum testis [TA] .
[L. a helm, rudder]

gubernaculum

Any guiding structure such as the fibrous cord that extends from the fetal testicle in the abdomen down to the scrotum and forms a mould for the canal down which the testicle moves into the scrotum around the time of birth.

gu·ber·nac·u·lum

(gū'bĕr-nak'yū-lŭm)
A fibrous cord connecting two structures (e.g., the testis and scrotum; the ovary and labium majus). The gubernaculum attaches to the uterus and becomes the ovarian ligament and the round ligament of the uterus.
[L. a helm, rudder]

gubernaculum

the embryonic structure that tows and guides the descending testis to its scrotal site.
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In the mouse, INSL3 is involved in the masculinization and enlargement of the gubernaculum, which precedes testicular development and scrotal fixation (Sozubir et al.
Lenhossek (1886)[9] was the first to suggest that this type of testicular ectopia is caused by an abnormal gubernaculum testis.
These changes occur by means of inflation in gubernaculums in vicinity of inguinal channel [8, 12].
4 'In the year of our Lord 565, when Justin the second took over the control of the Roman Empire after Justinian' ['Siquidem anno incarnationis dominicae quingentesimo sexagesimo quinto, quo tempore gubernaculum Romani imperii post Iustinianum Iustinus minor accepit']; III.
Con los conceptos anteriores solo podia admitirse el gobierno basado en la tradicion y la costumbre, o bien, si se confiaba mas bien en la prudencia de unos pocos decisores para responder a los problemas que plantea la contingencia, un gobierno basado en el gubernaculum del monarca (pp.
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90 mm); in these specimens they have been spicules of greater length than in the specimens of previous studies (Freitas 1958: 122-134 [micro]m; Baker and vaucher 1985: 148-155 [micro]m; present study: 110-161 [micro]m); finally, with respect to gubernaculum, Freitas (1958) does not provide any measurement of this masculine genital structure; on the other hand, Baker and vaucher (1985) found in this structure a length between 36 and 40 [micro]m.
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