Scrotum

The scrotum, whiles colloquially cried the baw-bag, is an anatomical male reproductive structur that consists o a suspendit sack o skin an smuith muscle that is dual-chambert, present in maist terrestrial male mammals an locatit unner the pintle. Ane testis is teepically lawer nor the ither, that functions tae jouk compression in the event o impact.[1] The perineal raphe is a smaa, vertical, slichtly raised rig o scrotal skin unner that scrotal septum exists. It kythes as a thin longitudinal line that rins front tae back ower the hale scrotum. The scrotum contains the external spermatic fascia, testes, epididymis, ductus deferens. It is a distention o the perineum an cairies some abdominal tissues intae its cavity includin the testicular artery, testicular vein an pampinform plexus. In humans an some ither mammals, the scrotum becomes covered wi pubic hair at puberty.

Scrotum
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Human scrotum in a relaxed state (left) an a tense state (richt)
Details
PrecursorLabioscrotal folds
ArteryAnterior scrotal artery & Posterior scrotal artery
VeinTesticular vein
NervePosterior scrotal nerves, Anterior scrotal nerves, genital branch o genitofemoral nerve, perineal branches o posterior femoral cutaneous nerve
LymphSuperficial inguinal lymph nodes
Identifiers
LaitinScrotum
MeSHA05.360.444.661
Dorlands
/Elsevier
12726162
TAA09.4.03.001
A09.4.03.004
FMA18252
Anatomical terminology
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ReferencesEedit

  1. Anthony F.Bogaert, "Genital asymmetry in men Archived 2015-05-28 at the Wayback Machine", Human Reproduction vol.12 no.1 pp.68–72, 1997. PMID 9043905.