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]

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]
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L: total body length; MBW: maximum body width; ABW: anal-body width; VBW: vulval-body width; EP: distance from anterior end to excretory pore; ES: distance from anterior end to base of esophagus; GuL: gubernaculum length; GuW: gubernaculum width; NR: nerve-ring position; STL: stoma length; STW: stoma width; SpL: spicule length; SpW: spicule width; TL: tail length; TRL: testis-reflection length; D: EP-ES; E: EP-TL; GS: GuL-SpL; V%: (L-length to vagina) x 100; a: L-MBW; b: L-ES; c: L-TL; d: EP-ES; e: EP-TL.
Cryptorchidism in mice with an androgen receptor ablation in gubernaculum testis.
In the mouse, INSL3 is involved in the masculinization and enlargement of the gubernaculum, which precedes testicular development and scrotal fixation (Sozubir et al., 2010).
However, in some cases, the gubernaculum isn't formed properly, or doesn't function properly, and the testicle stays in the abdomen, Dr.
Patients and Methods: After making a single transverse incision at superior scrotal border the testis was identified; gubernaculum and the sac were dissected to the highest level and divided.
(1) The processus vaginalis peritonei (called canal of Nuck in the female) is a tubular fold of peritoneum that invaginates into the inguinal canal anterior to the gubernaculum and descending testis, forming the tunica vaginalis testis in male.
Alli el autor, esboza principalmente, en la tradicion inglesa, de la historia del constitucionalismo, en torno al contraste entre gubernaculum y jurisdictio, e indica las soluciones en los conceptos de responsabilidad politica y de control judicial de la constitucionalidad de leyes.
Each had a distinctive spicule 23.31 2.88 m (20.87 -26.49 m), and small gubernaculum.M.
Processus vaginalis is the diverticulum of the peritoneal cavity growing into the mesenchyme of the gubernaculum, inguinal canal and the scrotum.
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.