Transabdominal testicular descent is really ovarian ascent.

  title={Transabdominal testicular descent is really ovarian ascent.},
  author={Takeshi Shono and S M Ramm-Anderson and John M Hutson},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={152 2 Pt 2},
Some investigators have suggested that testicular descent relative to the ovary is actually caused by the relative upward growth of the structures adjacent to the testis and that in the early phase of descent the testis is anchored to the inguinal region as the embryo enlarges. This concept was founded on results from the dissection of human fetuses. In this study the development of the urogenital system in fetal mice is examined using scanning electron microscopy to determine the distance… CONTINUE READING