epididymis


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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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Contrary to what is known on reproductive tissues, there are a few reports showing the presence of leptin and its receptors on epididymis and it is concerned to pig and lizard models only (Putti et al.
2% (11/37) of the cases while epididymis invasion was found only in 10.
Similarly, Ahmed, Hasona, and Selemain (2008) reported that weight of testis and epididymis was increased while there was little positive effect on prostate and seminal vesicle following Phoenix dactylifera pollen administration to Sprague-Dawley rats.
Spermatozoa in epididymis utilises different substrates as energy sources, but fatty-acid oxidation, involving the carnitine-dependent system seems to be the major energy supplying process.
Spermatocele is a retention cyst arising from either the vasa efferentia of the testis or from the epididymis.
Dalian, China) from the testis, caput, corpus, and cauda epididymis of six sheep according to the method described by Shi et al.
serum human epididymis protein 4 vs carbohydrate antigen 125 for ovarian cancer diagnosis: a systematic review.
Incision was made on the scrotum of the rabbit and the testis and epididymis was carefully exposed, removed, and were subjected to the following biochemical and histopathological studies.
26) Hematomas can occur in the scrotal wall, epididymis, testis, or tunica vaginalis (hematocele).