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Canal of nuck

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Canal of nuck --> processus vaginalis of peritoneum

a peritoneal diverticulum in the embryonic lower anterior abdominal wall that traverses the inguinal canal; in the male it forms the tunica vaginalis testis and normally loses its connection with the peritoneal cavity; a persistent processus vaginalis in the female is known as the canal of nuck.

Synonym: nucks diverticulum, processus vaginalis peritonei, vaginal process of peritoneum, vaginal process of testis.