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epididymis

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noun ep·i·did·y·mis \ˌep-ə-ˈdid-ə-məs\

Medical Definition of epididymis

plural ep·i·did·y·mi·des \-mə-ˌdēz\play

  1. :  a system of ductules that emerges posteriorly from the testis, holds sperm during maturation, and forms a tangled mass before uniting into a single coiled duct which comprises the highly convoluted body and tail of the system and is continuous with the vas deferens—see vasa efferentia

  2. ep·i·did·y·mal \-məl\play adjective



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