cauda epididymidis


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tail of ep·i·did·y·mis

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the inferior part of the epididymis that leads into the ductus deferens; part of the reservoir of spermatozoa.

cauda epididymidis

The inferior portion of the epididymis that is continuous with the ductus deferens.
See also: cauda
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1993), played a relevant role on the concentration of lactate into the cauda epididymidis fluid, which aimed to regulate the spermatozoa motility (Acott & Carr, 1984; Carr & Acott, 1984; Turner & Reich, 1985; Orsi et al.
Intense sperm LDH activity was detected in the cauda epididymidis of most species (Allen & Slater, 1961; Blackshaw & Samisoni, 1967; Tingari & Moniem, 1979).
showed that the transit of spermatozoa through the ductus was accompanied by a reduction of LDH activity from the caput to the corpus, and was not significant compared to the cauda epididymidis.