parovarium


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Related to parovarium: paroophoron, Gartner's duct, appendix vesiculosa

epoöphoron

 [ep″o-of´o-ron]
a vestigial structure associated with the ovary.

par·o·oph·o·ron

(par'ō-of'ō-ron), [TA]
Remnants of the tubules and glomeruli of the lower part of the mesonephros appearing as a few scattered tubules in the broad ligament between the epoophoron and the uterus. Its equivalent in the male is the paradidymis.
Synonym(s): parovarium
[para- + oophoron, ovary]

parovarium

parovarium

a vestigial structure associated with the ovary; consists of a group of mesonephric tubules with a corresponding section of mesonephric duct. Called also epoophoron.