paradidymis

noun
para·​did·​y·​mis | \ -ˈdid-ə-məs How to pronounce paradidymis (audio) \
plural paradidymides\ -​ə-​mə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce paradidymides (audio) \

Medical Definition of paradidymis

: a group of coiled tubules situated in front of the lower end of the spermatic cord above the enlarged upper extremity of the epididymis and considered to be a remnant of tubes of the mesonephros

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“Paradidymis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paradidymis. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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