mesonephric duct


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Related to mesonephric duct: urogenital sinus, Mesonephric tubule, mullerian duct

mesonephric duct

[¦me·zō¦nef·rik ′dəkt]
(embryology)
The efferent duct of the mesonephros. Also known as Wolffian duct.
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Zinner syndrome: A unique triad of mesonephric duct abnormalities as an unusual cause of urinary symptoms in late adolescence.
Seminal vesicle cysts with unilateral renal agenesis and contralateral ureteral stenosis in a [beta]-thalassemic patient: an unknown association by incomplete development of the mesonephric duct.
In its confirmation, Noden [3,10,19] have pointed to the fact that atrophy of mesonephros, part of the mesonephric duct within mesonephros remains in connection with the testis and finally formed epididymis [3,10,19].
The mesonephric duct differentiates into the appendix of the epididymis, paradidymis, vas deferens, ejaculatory duct, seminal vesicles and hemitrigone.
Ectopic ureters are always associated with a duplicated system--two ureteral buds exit from the mesonephric duct, and one ends up positioned ectopically.