Abdomen, Pelvis & Perineum
Gubernaculum attaches to the testis at (LQ)
• Gubernaculum is attached to 'caudal end' of the gonads aids in the descent of the gonads.
• Later, the upper part of the gubernaculum degenerates.
• The lower part persists as the gubernaculum testis ("scrotal ligament"). This ligament secures the testis to the most inferior portion of the scrotum, tethering it in place and limiting the degree to which the testis can move within the scrotum.