Loyola University Medical Education Network Descent of Testis in the Inguinal Canal

This demonstration illustrates the layers involved in descent of the testis through the abdominal wall (inguinal canal) into the scrotum. Three images are provided:
  1. Labeled image of structures in abdominal wall
  2. Labeled image of structures in spermatic cord and scrotum.
  3. Animated gif showing the descent of the testis into the scrotum.


John A. McNulty, Ph.D.
Last Updated: December 17, 1996
Created: December 17, 1999