ductus deferens


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Synonyms for ductus deferens

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

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As noted earlier, this connective tissue supports the ductus deferens, as well as lymphatics, nerves, and blood vessels.
This duct system consists of the efferent ducts, epididymis, and ductus deferens.
During sexual stimulation, smooth muscle cells in the tail contract and push the epididymal contents into the ductus deferens.
Individuals with relatively short, flexible claspers, and filiform ampullae of the ductus deferens were considered juveniles.
Vasectomy is the surgical removal of a portion of the ductus deferens on either side with the objective of inducing infertility.
The ductus deferens is a tortuous tubule, which originates in the epididymis on the dorsal aspect of the testis, runs alongside the ureter, across the dorsal aspect of the coelom, and penetrates the dorsal wall of the urodeum, where it forms the short papilla of the ductus deferens.
In many species of passerine birds (9) and in the budgerigar, (10) the caudal portion of the ductus deferens forms a paired, convoluted structure that denominates the seminal glomera, (9) located on the lateral lower section of the abdomen.
Ductus deferens The duct running from the epididymis of the testis to the pelvic urethra.
Epididymis The coiled tubule attached to the testis connecting the efferent ducts with the ductus deferens.
Genital ducts The ducts of the genitals (epididymis and ductus deferens in males, and vagina, uterus, and oviducts in females).
testis, epididymis, ductus deferens and copulator organ.
1976) described the ductus sucession from the seminiferous tubules to the ductus deferens papilla, as well the microscopy of the epididymal region and ductus deferens in turkey (Meleagris gallopavo).
Distally, the ductus deferens are lateral to the ureters to open themselves through the ductus deferens papilla in the urodeo, median segment of the cloaca, followed by the proctodeo, last segment of the cloaca, on whose ventral floor is the phallus, the male copulator organ (Fig.
The urogenital system was extracted and later the ductus deferens were dissected, sectioning part of the epididimary, funicular, pelvic and ampullar regions for the hitological study.
Morphology of the epididimal region and ductus deferens of the turkey.