A mass of fibrous tissue which is a prolongation of albuginea testis, projecting forward into the testis from its posterior border. 1651. In 1830 Sir Astley Paston Cooper (1768-1841) named it the «mediastinum testis. »
- N. Highmore:
Corporis humani disquisitio anatomica; in qua sanguinis circulationem in quavis corporis particula plurimis typis novis ac aenigmatum medicorum succincta dilucidatione ornatam prosecuutus est.
Hagai-Comitis [The Hague], 1651.
- A. Cooper:
Observations on the structure and diseases of the testis. London, Longmans, 1830.
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