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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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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).