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Close to or beside the embryonic mesonephros. See: paramesonephric duct.


see müllerian duct.

paramesonephric duct inhibiting factor
secreted by the sustentacular cells of the testis; promotes the degeneration of the paramesonephric ducts.
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Urogenital organs such as uterus, fallopian tubes, kidneys, and ureters may be abnormal in paramesonephric duct defects.
1997) found that TSP-1 is expressed in the spinal cord floor plate, in mesenchyme surrounding the developing paramesonephric duct, at the tips of growing lung bronchioles, in lens and in corneal endothelium.
Epithelial-stromal tissue interaction in paramesonephric (Mullerian) epithelial differentiation.
Leyendecker and his group therefore believe that adenomyosis and endometriosis are "primarily diseases of the archimetra" (the Junctional Zone myometrium) and that there is a dislocation of the basal endometrium (with stem cell character and therefore the ability to resume embryonic growth), resulting in the ectopic formation of all "archimetrial" components such as epithelium, stroma, and paramesonephric smooth muscle cells (84).
On each side of the embryo, a smaller paramesonephric (Mullerian) duct appears between the mesonephros and mesonephric duct.
The epithelial cells found in the inclusions may have a variety of origins, namely: paramesonephric duct cells, salivary gland cells, breast tissue cells, thyroid follicle cells, squamous epithelial cells and mesothelial cells (Piana et al.
INTRODUCTION: The human uterus is of paramesonephric in origin.
Female adnexal tumours of probable Wolffian origin: an immunohistochemical study comparing tumours, mesonephric remnants and paramesonephric derivatives.
AMH causes degeneration of the paramesonephric ducts; the prostatic utricle is the remnant of these ducts in males.
1) Duplication of the uterus results from the lack of fusion of the paramesonephric ducts in a local area or throughout their normal line of fusion.
In addition, there are differences in the degree of fusion of the paramesonephric ducts during development.
INTRODUCTION: Uterus developed from the fusion of bilateral Mullerian or Paramesonephric ducts.