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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: par′ă-did′i-mis, -di-dim′i-dēz

Definition: A small body sometimes attached to the front of the lower part of the spermatic cord above the head of the epididymis; the remnants of tubules of the mesonephros. Its equivalent in the female is the paroöphoron.

Synonym(s): parepididymis

[para- + G. didymos, twin, in pl. didymoi, testes]