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epoophoron


epoophoron

noun ep·ooph·o·ron \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
March 05, 2015
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