One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A cord of connective tissue which connects the testis and the scrotum in a male fetus, and is involved in the descent of the testis into the scrotum.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Hunter (1728–1793), surgeon and anatomist. From scientific Latin gubernaculum testis from classical Latin gubernāculum + testis, genitive singular of testis.
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