head of epididymis

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head of ep·i·did·y·mis

the upper and larger extremity of the epididymis.
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However, in rats, tyrosine phosphorylation in the acrosome region is characteristic of immature sperm from the caput epididymidis (Lewis and Aitken, 2001).
These results indicated that absorption of fluid deriving from the testis was higher in the caput epididymidis and also that testicular fluid contributed directly to the high protein content found in this region (Riar et al.
Moreover, protein content was seen to be high in the epididymal plasma obtained from the caput epididymidis of bulls and even was higher in the proximal corpus (Crabo, 1965).