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Meaning of EPIDIDYMIS

Pronunciation:  `epi'didumis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a convoluted tubule in each testis; carries sperm to vas deferens
 

EPIDIDYMIS is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: ball, ballock, bollock, canal, channel, duct, egg, epithelial duct, nut, orchis, seminal duct, testicle, testis, vasa efferentia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ep`i*did"y*mis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; 'epi` upon + ?
testicle.] (Anat.)
An oblong vermiform mass on the dorsal side of the testicle,
composed of numerous convolutions of the excretory duct of
that organ. -- {Ep`i*did"y*mal}, a.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The tightly-coiled, thin-walled tube that conducts sperm from the testicles to the vas deferens.
 

 

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