from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as parovarium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anat.) See parovarium.


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  • What might become sperm ducts in males become the epoophoron in females, a cluster of useless dead-end tubules near the ovaries.

    Evolutionary Tail Fins?

  • The ductuli transversi of the epoophoron and the tubules of the paroophoron are remnants of the tubules of the Wolffian body or mesonephros; the ductus longitudinalis epoöphori is a persistent portion of the Wolffian duct.

    XI. Splanchnology. 3d. 1. The Ovaries


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