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genital tract

[′jen·ət·əl ‚trakt]
(anatomy)
The ducts of the reproductive system.
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Larvae of Echinocephalus were found to infest the visceral organs of the arkshell Scapharca natalensis especially attached to either foot wall of alimentary canal and genital duct.
Larval Echinocephalus was observed to be attached to different parts of the visceral mass of the host including to the genital duct.
It is typical within this group that the gametes are transferred from the gonad to the distal portion of the right kidney through a genital duct, and are released to the exterior through a right kidney opening which opens to the mantle cavity.
Genital duct and kidney opening: Seen in a transversal section genital duct arises in the upper right mid-zone of the gonad and projects upward in the visceral cavity parallel to the muscular wall of the limpet (Figs.
Moreover, AMH and testosterone from the male fetus masculinize the genital duct system of the female twin, promoting development of the Wolffian system and degeneration of the Mullerian system.
The drawing depicts two (apparently undescended) testes, female external genitalia, a vagina, and a genital duct system that does not resemble a normal uterus and oviducts.
The basic characteristics of the genital ducts are similar to other tubular organs; that is, the parenchyma consists of concentric layers of tissue: tunica serosa (or tunica adventitia), tunica muscularis, tela submucosa, and mucosa.
The genital ducts of the female include the vagina, uterus, and oviducts.
Male genital ducts in the salamanders Eutycea lucifuga and Eutycea longicauda.
It acts on the female genital ducts and mammary glands to regulate the birthing process and milk secretion.
Minute Yellow-brown granules were also often seen in the epithelia of the genital ducts (Fig.
Genital ducts The ducts of the genitals (epididymis and ductus deferens in males, and vagina, uterus, and oviducts in females).