Gubernaculum

Known as: Gubernacula 
An embryonic structure that helps guide proper descent of gonads into their final positions. It attaches the caudal end of the fetal GONADS to the… (More)
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2011
2011
PURPOSE Cryptorchidism is the most common male congenital abnormality. The rodent gubernaculum steers the testis from abdomen to… (More)
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2009
2009
Testicular descent to the scrotum involves complex anatomical rearrangements and hormonal regulation. The gubernaculum remains… (More)
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2003
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2003
PURPOSE The groin approach to varicocelectomy is performed by an inguinal (aponeurosis of external oblique opened) or subinguinal… (More)
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2002
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2002
Several orphan G protein-coupled receptors homologous to gonadotropin and thyrotropin receptors have recently been identified and… (More)
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2000
2000
The gubernaculum connects the gonad to the inguinoscrotal region and is involved in testis descent. It rapidly develops in the… (More)
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1999
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1999
Impaired testicular descent (cryptorchidism) is one of the most frequent congenital abnormalities in humans, involving 2% of male… (More)
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1999
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1999
The sexual dimorphic position of the gonads in mammals is dependent on differential development of two ligaments, the cranial… (More)
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1991
1991
The distribution of androgen receptor expression within the developing rat gubernaculum was examined at different times during… (More)
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1988
1988
The proximal and distal attachments of the gubernaculum were severed in neonatal rats to examine their role in testicular descent… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
This study of 178 male human fetuses and infants demonstrates that descent of the testis through the inguinal canal is a rapid… (More)
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