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ductus deferens

 

Definition: the secretory duct of the testicle, extending from the epididymis, of which it is the continuation, to its merging with the excretory duct of the seminal gland to form the ejaculatory duct.

Synonym(s): deferent canal, deferent duct, spermatic duct, spermiduct1, testicular duct, vas deferens

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