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deferent

 [def´er-ent]
conducting or progressing away, as from a center or specific site of reference.

deferens

/def·er·ens/ (def´er-ens) [L.] deferent; see ductus deferens.

deferens

[def′ərenz]
Etymology: L
carrying away. Also deferent.

deferens

[L.] deferent.
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The genetic cause of congenital bilateral absence of vas deferens (CBAVD) among infertile men (cystic fibrosis mutations) could be transmitted to their offspring (63).
Fructose is also an androgen-dependent secretion emanating mainly from the seminal vesicles, with a small contribution from the epithelial cell of the secretory epithelium in the ampulla of the vas deferens.
The epididymis and the proximal, middle and distal vas deferens were squeezed with broad pointed forceps to secure sperm.
A small incision is made at the top of the scrotum and the vas deferens - the sperm-carrying tube - is cut and tied.
A vasectomy is a straightforward and simple procedure which prevents sperm travelling from the testicles to the penis by blocking, cutting and sealing the Vas Deferens (tubes).
Mantle heavily mottled, the complex pattern obscuring a dorsal double row of black dashes or spots and one dorsal brown band suggesting the merging of two adjacent bands, as well as one lateral brownish band on each side also obscured by darker mottling; sole of foot not tripartite, foot fringe gray-brown to brown; fresh mucus clear or white or tinted with orange; penis at least slightly sinuate in outline, penial pouch absent; penis retractor notably thickened at junction with penis and vas deferens; vas deferens often markedly wider in diameter than penis at and near their junction; dart sac large.
2) The organs covered by urology include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis.
The NIRRH, consequently has expanded the fulcrum of its research activities and is striving to address contemporary issues pertaining to reproductive health which include infertility, reproductive tract infections/sexually transmitted infections including HIV/AIDS, reproductive tract cancer, osteoporosis, menopause, reproductive malfunctions like polycystic ovarian syndrome, premature ovarian failure, endometriosis, congential absence of vas deferens, etc.
The condition of the epididymides and the ductus deferens were observed and the genital ducts were checked for the presence of seminal fluid.
Abstract: Vasectomy is done to produce infertility by surgically removing a portion of the ductus deferens from both testicles.
Male patients may have reduced fertility due to sperm immotility or abnormalities of the vas deferens (4), (8), (9).