epoophoron


ep·ooph·o·ron

noun \ˌep-ō-ˈäf-ə-ˌrän, -ə-ˈwäf-\

Definition of EPOOPHORON

: a rudimentary organ homologous with the male epididymis that lies in the broad ligament of the uterus and consists of a number of small tubules which are the remains of the tubules of the mesonephros of the embryo and which open into Gartner's duct—called also organ of Rosenmüller, parovarium

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