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n.1.(Anat.) The fold of peritoneum which attaches the testis to the dorsal wall of the body cavity or scrotal sac.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Grafts were anchored to the fibrous fascia of the internal abdominal oblique muscle, parietal peritoneum and mesorchium. Left and right vaginal rings were randomly selected for graft fixation with manual or mechanical suture.
2), which are attached to the dorsal wall of the abdominal cavity by a mesorchium. Depending on the size of the adult, the testes range from 17 to 33.5 cm in length.
humboldtianum are paired and elongated organs, attached to the abdominal wall throughout the mesorchium. On the posterior part, the ovaries continue in a short gonoduct.