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ductus

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n. a duct. The ductus deferens is the vas deferens.

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epididymis

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The convoluted tubule that connects the vas efferens to the vas deferens and in which sperm matures and is stored. Epididymitis is inflammation of the epididymis.

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spermatic cord

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The cord, consisting of the vas deferens, nerves, and blood vessels, that runs from the abdominal cavity to the testicle in the scrotum. The inguinal canal, through which the spermatic cord...

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sterilization

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The process by which all types of micro-organisms are destroyed. Autoclave sterilization, utilizing both steam and pressure, is the most effective method for routine clinical dental...

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testis

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The male gonad responsible for the production of spermatozoa. Testes are made up of semeniferous tubules in which the male gametes develop, nourished by Sertoli cells attached to the tubule...

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urethra

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n. the tube that conducts urine from the bladder to the exterior. The female urethra is quite short (about 3.5 cm) and opens just within the vulva, between the clitoris and...

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vasovesiculitis

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n. inflammation of the seminal vesicles and vas deferens. This usually occurs in association with prostatitis and causes pain in the perineum, groin, and scrotum and a high...

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