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epoophoron

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noun ep·ooph·o·ron \ ˌep-ō-ˈäf-ə-ˌrän, -ə-ˈwäf- \

medical 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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