dartos muscle of scrotumGo to external page http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UBERON_0013719
A dartos muscle that is part of a male reproductive system. [ OBOL:automatic ]
Synonyms: dartos layer of scrotum
the FMA class appears to belong here due to its synonyms.
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