Layers of the scrotum (mnemonic)

Dr Dan J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

A handy mnemonic to recall the layers of the scrotum is:

  • Some Damn Englishman Called It The Testes


  • S: skin
  • D: dartos fascia and muscle
  • E: external spermatic fascia
  • C: cremasteric fascia
  • I: internal spermatic fascia
  • T: tunica vaginalis
  • T: tunica albuginea 
Abdominal and pelvic anatomy
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rID: 26015
System: Urogenital
Sections: Mnemonics, Anatomy
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Some Damn Englishman Called It The Testes

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