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paradidymis

Pronunciation: par'a-did'i-mis, -di-dim'i-dez

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]

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