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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Male external genitalia and perineum

Epididymis dissected, posterior view

Image #165-7

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Male external genitalia and perineum
Epididymis dissected, posterior view
The nerves and vessels have been removed from the specimen shown in the previous view. The epididymis has been teased apart to some extent.
1 . Ductus deferens
2 . Medial surface of testis (covered by visceral lamina of tunica vaginalis testis)
3 . Cut margin of tunica vaginalis testis
4 . Posterior margin testis (tunica albuginea)
5 . Superior extremity of testis
6 . Superior aberrant ductule
7 . Head of epididymis
8 . Efferent ductules
9 . Lobules of epididymis (coni epididymidis)
10 . Aberrant ductules
11 . Body of epididymis
12 . Epididymal duct
13 . Tail of epididymis (teased apart and stretched upward toward ductus deferens with which it is continuous)