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a vestigial structure associated with the ovary.
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(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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