Abstract

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.

Keywords

Testosterone Progesterone Androgen Estradiol Convolution 

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

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

Personalised recommendations