The testis is egg-shaped. It has an upper pole, a lower pole, medial and lateral surfaces, an anterior border and a posterior border. The posterolateral border is covered by the epididymis. In the adult the testis is 4–4.5 cm long, 2–2.5 cm wide, and weighs 15–25 g.


Seminiferous Tubule Rete Testis Spermatic Cord Seminal Fluid Tunica Albuginea 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Werner Lierse
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  1. 1.Universitäts-Krankenhaus EppendorfAnatomisches InstitutHamburgGermany

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