ductuli efferentes

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Related to Efferent ducts: head of epididymis, caput epididymis

ductuli efferentes

connect the rete testis with the ductus epididymis.
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2014a, b); and it is believed that this interaction contributes to the control of the seminiferous tubular secretion, as is suggested to occur in the epididymis (see Mammalian efferent ducts and epididymis below).
The efferent ducts are the major sites of water reabsorption (up to 90%) entering the lumen from the seminiferous tubules (Clulow et al.
Anatomically, the epithelium of the efferent ducts is classified as pseudostratified columnar and is composed of ciliated, nonciliated, and basal cells (Hess, 2002).
In mammals, the efferent ducts are connected to the epididymis, a highly coiled tube where 55%-65% of total sperm is stored (Turner, 1995; Robaire et al.
Products of the kininkallikrein system such as bradykinin might also regulate AQP9 expression in the rat efferent ducts and epididymis through a calcium-dependent mechanism (Belleannee et al.
2013), and thus is similar to the localization of AQP 10 in rat efferent ducts (Hermo et al.
In teleosts, spermatozoa remain quiescent in the testes and efferent ducts and activation of motility is induced by the hypo- or hyperosmotic aquatic environment into which the sperm are ejaculated (Billard, 1986; Cosson, 2004).
Expression and regulation of aquaporins 1, 8, and 9 in the testis, efferent ducts, and epididymis of adult rats and during postnatal development.
The efferent ducts connect the rete testis with the epididymis.
As they make their way through the efferent ducts and head of the epididymis, the fluid is absorbed by the mucosal epithelium, causing the concentration of spermatozoa to increase.
Unlike the epididymis and efferent ducts, the ductus deferens has a well-defined tunica serosa.