HyperDic: epididymis

English > 1 sense of the word epididymis:
NOUNbodyepididymisa convoluted tubule in each testis
English > epididymis: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA convoluted tubule in each testis; carries sperm to vas deferens.
Part ofseminal ductThe efferent duct of the testis in man
testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, eggOne of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
Partsvasa efferentiaThe several highly convoluted tubules that lead from the rete testis to the vas deferens and form the head of the epididymis
Broaderduct, epithelial duct, canal, channelA bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance

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