paroophoron


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Related to paroophoron: Gartner's duct, appendix vesiculosa

paroöphoron

 [par″o-of´o-ron]
an inconstantly present, small group of coiled tubules between the layers of the mesosalpinx, being a remnant of the excretory part of the mesonephros.
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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]
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par·o·oph·o·ron

(par'ō-of'ŏ-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 epoöphoron and the uterus. Its equivalent in the male is the paradidymis.
[para- + oophoron, ovary]
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