the passage in the lower abdominal wall through which the spermatic cord in the male or the round ligament in the female, nerves and vessels pass from the pelvic cavity to the scrotum or labia majora, respectively [ MESH:A01.047.412 MP:0003673 ]

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has related synonym

canalis inguinalis



taxon notes

In most mammals the canal remains open, and the testis can pass from the scrotum to the abdominal cavity. In humans the canal closes after testicular descent[DOI:10.1046/j.1469-7580.2002.00087.x]

In tammar wallabies, closes between days 50 and 60 pp[DOI:10.1046/j.1469-7580.2002.00087.x]

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