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mesonephric duct


Definition: a duct in the embryo draining the mesonephric tubules in the mesonephros; in the male, it becomes the ductus deferens; in the female, it becomes vestigial.

Synonym(s): ductus mesonephricus, wolffian duct

See Also: longitudinal duct of epoophoron

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