embryonic structures which begin as undifferentiated mesenchyme attaching to the caudal end of the gonads. The gubernaculum is present only during the development of the urinary and reproductive organs, being replaced by distinct vestiges in males and females[WP]. Enitoinguinal ligaments that, in the male, connect the fetal testis to the developing scrotum, and, in the female, connect the ovaries to the uterus[MP] [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gubernaculum MP:0005149 ]

Synonyms: gubernaculum

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Term information

Subsets

pheno_slim

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external ontology notes

WP def is male/female, split term? EMAP is male-specific. vestigial adult in FMA. TODO

has alternative id

UBERON:0000452

has related synonym

gubernaculae

Gabernaculum

caudal suspensory ligament

id

UBERON:0004346