Epididymis[ep′i-did′i-mis, -di-dim′i-dis, -di-dim′i-dēz]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. An elongated structure connected to the posterior surface of the testis, consisting of the head, body, and tail, which turns sharply on itself to become the ductus deferens; the main component is the convoluted duct of the epididymis, which in the tail and the beginning of the ductus deferens is a reservoir for sperms. The epididymis transports, stores, and matures sperms between testis and ductus deferens (vas deferens).

Synonyms
parorchis

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