paroophoron

noun

par·​ooph·​o·​ron ˌpar-ō-ˈäf-ə-ˌrän How to pronounce paroophoron (audio)
: a group of rudimentary tubules in the broad ligament between the epoophoron and the uterus that constitutes a remnant of the lower part of the mesonephros in the female corresponding to the paradidymis of the male

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“Paroophoron.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paroophoron. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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