epoophoron

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epoophoron

[¦ep·ō′äf·ə‚rän]
(anatomy)
A blind longitudinal duct and 10-15 transverse ductules in the mesosalpinx near the ovary which represent remnants of the reproductive part of the mesonephros in the female; homolog of the head of the epididymis in the male. Also known as parovarium; Rosenmueller's organ.
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