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epididymis

[‚ep·ə′did·ə·məs]
(anatomy)
The convoluted efferent duct lying posterior to the testis and connected to it by the efferent ductules of the testis.
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At the end of experimental period, animals were sacrificed by cervical dislocation, and adipose depots (inguinal, epididymal, mesenteric and retroperitoneal), testes, kidneys, spleen, heart, liver and hind leg skeletal muscles were removed.
Epididymal involvement by sarcoidosis is usually unilateral, nodular and painless.
Birth after intracytoplasmic injection of epididymal sperm from a man with congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens who had a robertsonian translocation.
The effects of extracellular sodium on acid release and motility initiation in rat caudal epididymal spermatozoa in vitro.
Total RNA was extracted from liver epididymal adipose tissue of four groups of mice (ND + vehicle, ND + H-HBCD, HFD + vehicle, and HFD + H-HBCD; 5-6 animals/group) using the RNeasy Lipid Tissue Mini Kit (Qiagen, Hilden, Germany).
Metastasis to descending colon of an epididymal malignant fibrous histiocytoma.
A high percentage of immotile, non-viable (dead) sperm may indicate epididymal pathology.
These results expand on previous work done by Spherix, which was presented at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) 2011 national meeting in October, showing that SPX-106T significantly reduced serum cholesterol, the amount of subcutaneous, retroperitoneal, and epididymal body fat, and prevented body weight gain.
Ask the doc QI DISCOVERED a lump in my scrotum recently that my doctor described as an epididymal cyst.
In this article, we report a rare case of an intrascrotal epididymal mass, diagnosed as smooth muscle cell hyperplasia.
The present study was therefore aimed at examining the capacity for binding of the testicular, epididymal, and vas deferens sperm to the epithelium of the SST under both in vivo and in vitro conditions as a means of assessing their functional maturation.
At the end of treatment, liver, muscle, kidney, epididymal fat pad, abdominal fat pad, and dorsal fat pad were collected and weighed.