mesonephroi


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Related to mesonephroi: mesonephros

mesonephros

 [mez″o-nef´ros] (pl. mesoneph´roi) (Gr.)
the excretory organ of the embryo, arising caudad to the pronephros and using its duct. adj., adj mesoneph´ric.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mes·o·neph·roi

(mez'ō-nef'roy),
Plural of mesonephros.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mes·o·neph·roi

(mez'ō-nef'roy)
Plural of mesonephros.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
From anatomical observations (data not shown), the presumptive gonads (the genital ridges) locate at the medioventral part of the mesonephroi. Embryonic sex can be first distinguished by gonadal morphology on day 7 of incubation.
Genital ridges are transformed into the rod-shaped structures called "indifferent gonads or undifferentiated gonads." Both left and right indifferent gonads were situated at the medioventral part of the mesonephroi (Figure 3(a)).