paramesonephric duct

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paramesonephric duct

[¦par·ə¦me·zə¦nef·rik ′dəkt]
(embryology)
An embryonic genital duct; in the female, it is the anlage of the oviducts, uterus, and vagina; in the male, it degenerates, leaving the appendix testes. Also known as Müllerian duct.
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This also has an embryological explanation: It is the closest portion between both Muller ducts and the point where the fusion and reabsorption processes between both start before simultaneously proceed cranially and caudally.
Muller ducts abnormalities, prevalence at the Medellin General Hospital (2000-2005)