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- n. Either of a pair of folds of peritoneum that attach to the caudal end of the gonads (testes in males and ovaries in females).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The posterior trailing flagellum of a biflagellate infusorian, used for steering: correlated with tractellum.
- n. In odontography, an embryonic epithelial structure which becomes the enamel-organ of the tooth.
- n. In anatomy, a fibrous cord passing downward from the testis in the fetus to the skin of the scrotum, and drawing down the testis as the fetus grows.
From Latin gubernāculum. (Wiktionary)