vas deferens

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Synonyms for vas deferens

a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct

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The biopsy forceps were introduced through the working channel of the endoscope to grasp the deferent duct near the caudal division of the left kidney.
Note the bundles of spermatids (sd) inside the mature cysts within the follicles; sz = spermatozoa in the lumen of deferent duct.
Type III: It is associated with genitourinary anomalies, other than persistent Mullerian duct (13-20%): hypospadias, pseudohermaphroditism, seminal vesicle cyst, scrotal abnormalities, common deferent duct, and horseshoe kidney.
As in Iguana iguana, whose testes are rounded and are connected laterally to the epididymis, which in turn are connected to the deferent duct (FERREIRA et al.
The lamina epithelialis mucosa of the deferent duct is a pseudost-ratified columnar epithelium.
Deferent duct emerges from anterior border and extends anteriorly to enter into seminal vesicle.
The deferent duct is long and narrow and opens into a common atrium with the vagina.