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Fig. 444. Descent of testicles

Human fetus of 21 cm crown-rump length (CRL). After a fresh preparation.

(Anatomical Collection in Basel.)

The abdomen is opened, you see the right and left of the rectum. Testis with the epididymis, the Mesorchium that einschhefet the arteries and veins, the vas deferens, the ventral about the gubernaculum and finally pulls the pelvis when fresh handsome gubernaculum, the caudal end of the inguinal bursa, later processus vaginalis peritonaei called, occurs.

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Kollmann JKE. Atlas of the Development of Man (Handatlas der entwicklungsgeschichte des menschen). (1907) Vol.1 and Vol. 2. Jena, Gustav Fischer. (1898).

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Fig. 444. Descensus testiculorum.

Menschlicher Fetus von 2i cm Kopfsteißlänge. Nach einem frischen Präparat.

(Anatomische Sammlung in Basel.)

Das Abdomen ist geöffnet, man sieht rechts den Enddarm und links den Hoden mit dem Nebenhoden, das Mesorchium, das die Arterien und Venen einschhefet, das Vas deferens, das ventral über das Gubernaculum nach dem kleinen Becken zieht und endlich das im frischen Zustand ansehnliche Gubernaculum, dessen kaudales Ende in die Bursa inguinalis, später Processus vaginalis peritonaei genannt, eintritt.

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