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epididymis definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a convoluted tubule in each testis; carries sperm to vas deferens

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural epididymides) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek, from epi- + didymos testicle, twin, from dyo two more at two Date: 1610 a system of ductules emerging posteriorly from the testis that holds sperm during maturation and that forms a tangled mass before uniting into a single coiled duct which is continuous with the vas deferens epididymal adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. epididymides) Anat. a convoluted duct behind the testis, along which sperm passes to the vas deferens. Etymology: Gk epididumis (as EPI-, didumoi testicles)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Epididymis Ep`i*did"y*mis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; 'epi` upon + ? testicle.] (Anat.) An oblong vermiform mass on the dorsal side of the testicle, composed of numerous convolutions of the excretory duct of that organ. -- Ep`i*did"y*mal, a.



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