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 biocompatible Vasclip is a less invasive alternative to traditional vasectomy because it eliminates all cutting, suturing and cauterizing (burning) of the vas deferens.
11,12] In this entity spleen, gonad, epididymis and vas deferens are fused.
The gel coats the lining of the vas deferens, partially blocking it and killing any sperm that pass.
Vas deferens, generally unrecognized clinical entity in urogenital disease.
After the vas deferens are cut and cauterized (burned), the passageway for sperm is eliminated, providing an effective means of birth control.
The left testis and vas deferens were removed from males; the left ovary was removed from females for histological examination.
Scientists have found short blasts of high-frequency ultrasound can block the vas deferens - the tubes which carry sperm to the urethra.
The left testis, vas deferens and part of the kidney were removed from males; the left ovary was removed from females for histological examination.
In addition, both testes and the vas deferens felt normal.
You'll still remain fertile until the sperm already present in the vas deferens are ejaculated or die.
The left testis, epididymis, vas deferens and part of the kidney were removed from males; the left ovary was removed from females for histological examination.
Sperm are produced within the testis, in the process of spermatogenesis, then travel through the male reproductive tract (the seminiferous tubules, epididymis, vas deferens, prostate and urethra).
AFTER a vasectomy, a man remains fertile until the sperm already present in the vas deferens are ejaculated or die.
Mutations in the cystic fibrosis gene in patients with congenital absence of the vas deferens.