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paramesonephric duct[¦par·ə¦me·zə¦nef·rik ′dəkt]
An embryonic genital duct; in the female, it is the anlage of the oviducts, uterus, and vagina; in the male, it degenerates, leaving the appendix testes. Also known as Müllerian duct.
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