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Medical Term:

mediastinum of testis


a mass of fibrous tissue continuous with the tunica albuginea, projecting into the testis from its posterior border; testicular septa radiate as continuations surrounding the testicular lobules.

Synonym(s): mediastinum testisTA, corpus highmori, corpus highmorianum, Highmore body, septum of testis

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