processus vaginalis

noun

processus vag·​i·​na·​lis -ˌvaj-ə-ˈnā-ləs How to pronounce processus vaginalis (audio)
: a pouch of peritoneum that is carried into the scrotum by the descent of the testicle and which in the scrotum forms the tunica vaginalis

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“Processus vaginalis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/processus%20vaginalis. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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