vasa efferentia

noun plural

vasa ef·​fer·​en·​tia -ˌef-ə-ˈren-ch(ē-)ə How to pronounce vasa efferentia (audio)
: the 12 to 20 ductules that lead from the rete testis to the vas deferens and except near their commencement are greatly convoluted and form the compact head of the epididymis

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“Vasa efferentia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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