perididymis

noun
peri·​did·​y·​mis | \ ¦perə¦didəmə̇s \
plural perididymides\ -​ˈdidəməˌdēz , -​də̇ˈdimə-​ , -​ˌdīˈdimə-​ \

Definition of perididymis

: the tunica albuginea of the testicle

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History and Etymology for perididymis

New Latin, from peri- + -didymis (as in epididymis)

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“Perididymis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/perididymis. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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