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epididymis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Epididymis  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  epididymis 
  n  :  a  convoluted  tubule  in  each  testis;  carries  sperm  to  vas 
  deferens 




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