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paroophoron

Pronunciation: par'o-of'o-ron

Definition: Remnants of the tubules and glomeruli of the lower part of the mesonephros appearing as a few scattered tubules in the broad ligament between the epoophoron and the uterus. Its equivalent in the male is the paradidymis.

Synonym(s): parovarium

[para- + oophoron, ovary]

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