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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Male external genitalia and perineum

Testis and epididymis viewed from above

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Male external genitalia and perineum
Testis and epididymis viewed from above
The line along which the parietal layer of the tunica vaginalis testis reflects onto the epididymis and testis to become the visceral layer may be traced in this view of the testis seen from above.
1 . Spermatic cord
2 . External spermatic fascia (reflected)
3 . Tunica vaginalis testis (parietal layer)
4 . Line of reflection of parietal lamina of tunica vaginalis testis onto testis and epididymis as visceral layer
5 . Body of epididymis
6 . Head of epididymis
7 . Lateral surface of testis
8 . Testis (covered by visceral layer tunicae vaginalis testis)
9 . Appendix testis
10 . Medial surface of testis
11 . Superior extremity of testis