A dartos muscle that is part of a male reproductive system. [ OBOL : automatic ]

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

definition
  • A dartos muscle that is part of a male reproductive system.
external ontology notes
  • the FMA class appears to belong here due to its synonyms.
function notes
  • The tunica dartos acts to regulate the temperature of the testicles, which promotes spermatogenesis. It does this by expanding or contracting to wrinkle the scrotal skin. The wrinkled (rugose) appearance of the scrotum is due to this layer of fascia
has exact synonym
  • dartos layer of scrotum
has related synonym
  • dartos tunic
id
  • UBERON:0013719