seminal duct


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sem·i·nal duct

any one of the ducts conveying semen from the epididymis to the urethra, ductus deferens, or ejaculatory duct.
Synonym(s): gonaduct (1)

seminal duct

n.
Any of the ducts in human males that carry semen outward from the epididymis to the urethra, including the vas deferens and the ejaculatory duct.

sem·i·nal duct

(sem'i-năl dŭkt)
Any of the ducts conveying semen from the epididymis to the urethra, ductus deferens, or ejaculatory duct.
Synonym(s): gonaduct (1) .
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81, seminal ducts very long and narrow, forming several loops; spermathecae narrow and tubiform.
Diagnosis: The female is recognised by the structure of the epigyne, which has very long seminal ducts forming a loop in the anterior part of the epigyne (see Wesolowska 2001: fig.
Seminal ducts long, forming loops anteriorly, their inlet parts thin and very weakly sclerotized; small accessory glands leading into terminal parts of the ducts; spermathecae large, bean-shaped (Fig.
Seminal ducts long, twisted; large accessory glands enter laterally into seminal ducts, receptacles narrow, long, medially placed (Figs 177, 178).
adustus Wesolowska, 2006, but its receptacles are clearly larger and the seminal ducts longer, with additional small spherical reservoirs.
Internal structure of epigyne and course of seminal ducts in Figs 200, 201.
Atria depressed with strongly sclerotized circular lips; seminal ducts long, forming three loops, accompanying by large spherical vesicles; accessory glands present (Fig.
Seminal ducts weakly sclerotized, very broad, forming a loop; spermathecae with a few chambers (Fig.
Diagnosis: The species may by recognized by the structure of the epigyne, with characteristic spiralling ridges around the copulatory openings and the seminal ducts broader than in other African congeners.
The females are difficult to tell apart, but the course of the distal part of the seminal ducts and the shape of the spermathecae are different (compare Fig.