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vas deferens

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(pl. vasa deferentia) either of a pair of ducts that conduct spermatozoa from the epididymis to the urethra on ejaculation. It has a thick muscular wall the contraction of which...

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vas deferens

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

(pl. vasa deferentia) either of a pair of ducts that conduct spermatozoa from the epididymis to the urethra on ejaculation. It has a thick muscular wall the contraction of which...

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vas deferens

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 23 words.

One of a pair of ducts carrying sperm from the testis (or epididymis) to the outside, in mammals through

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vas deferens

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 27 words.

One of a pair of ducts carrying sperm from the testis (or *epididymis) to the outside, in mammals

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vas deferens

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 31 words.

One of a pair of ducts carrying sperm from the testis (or *epididymis) to the outside, in mammals through the ...

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vas deferens

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 36 words.

(pl. vasa deferentia) either of a pair of ducts that conduct spermatozoa from the *epididymis to the

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vas deferens

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 39 words.

either of a pair of ducts that conduct spermatozoa from the *epididymis to the *urethra on ejaculation. It has a thick muscular wall the contraction of which assists in ejaculation....

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vas deferens

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 187 words.

banns, glans, Prestonpans, sans • Octans • Benz, cleanse, Fens, gens, lens • Homo sapiens • impatiens

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vas deferens

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 186 words.

banns, glans, Prestonpans, sans • Octans • Benz, cleanse, Fens, gens, lens • Homo sapiens • impatiens

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vas deferens

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 26 words.

Either of a pair of ducts conveying spermatozoa from the epididymis to the urethra. See also vaso-. Compare vas

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vas deferens

Colin Blakemore and Sheila Jennett.

in The Oxford Companion to the Body

January 2001; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 68 words.

The tube on each side which leads from the testis to the urethra, carrying sperm and some other components

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Human Papillomavirus DNA Is Found in the Vas Deferens

Marjut A. M. Rintala, Pasi P. Pöllänen, Vesa P. Nikkanen, Seija E. Grénman and Stina M. Syrjänen.

in The Journal of Infectious Diseases

June 2002; p ublished online June 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 2395 words.

The role of the male reproductive tract as a reservoir for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is poorly understood. To analyze the presence of HPV DNA, 27 samples, comprising...

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Impaired spermatogenesis in men with congenital absence of the vas deferens

Maxwell V. Meng, Lauri D. Black, Imok Cha, Britt-Marie Ljung, Renee A.Reijo Pera and Paul J. Turek.

in Human Reproduction

March 2001; p ublished online March 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 3416 words.

It is generally assumed that men with congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens (CBAVD) have azoospermia because of obstruction and that sperm production is normal. This study...

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Heterogenous spectrum of <i>CFTR</i> gene mutations in Indian patients with congenital absence of vas deferens

N. Sharma, N. Acharya, S.K. Singh, M. Singh, U. Sharma and R. Prasad.

in Human Reproduction

May 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4684 words.

BACKGROUND

Mutations of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene can cause congenital bilateral absence of vas deferens. Yet, the...

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Mutations in the cystic fibrosis gene in men with congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens

Marc De Braekeleer and Claude Férec.

in MHR: Basic science of reproductive medicine

September 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 0 words.

This paper reviews the relationship between mutations in the cystic fibrosis (CF) gene (CFTR mutations) and congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens (CBAVD). Two CFTR mutations were...

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Testicular <i>CFTR</i> Splice Variants in Patients with Congenital Absence of the Vas Deferens

Sara Larriba, Lluis Bassas, Javier Gimenez, Maria D. Ramos, Ana Segura, Virginia Nunes, Xavier Estivill and Teresa Casals.

in Human Molecular Genetics

October 1998; p ublished online October 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 4376 words.

The involvement of the five thymidine (5T) variant in intron 8 of the cystic fibrosis membrane regulator (CFTR) gene in congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens (CBAVD) phenotype...

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Mutations of the CFTR gene in Turkish patients with congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens

Didem Dayangaç, Hayat Erdem, Engin Yilmaz, Ahmet Şahin, Christof Sohn, Meral Özgüç and Thilo Dörk.

in Human Reproduction

May 2004; p ublished online May 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 6110 words.

BACKGROUND: Mutations of the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) can cause congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens (CBAVD) as a primarily genital form of...

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Congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens, cystic fibrosis mutation analysis and intracytoplasmic sperm injection

G.T.M. Phillipson, O.M. Petrucco and C.D. Matthews.

in Human Reproduction

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 3576 words.

The aim of this study was to assess the outcome of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) with fresh and frozen–thawed surgically retrieved spermatozoa from men diagnosed with congenital...

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Expression and functional activity of phosphodiesterase type 5 in human and rabbit vas deferens

R. Mancina, S. Filippi, M. Marini, A. Morelli, L. Vignozzi, A. Salonia, F. Montorsi, N. Mondaini, G.B. Vannelli, S. Donati, F. Lotti, G. Forti and M. Maggi.

in MHR: Basic science of reproductive medicine

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 7364 words.

The molecular mechanisms underlying the regulation of vas deferens (VD) motility and semen emission are still poorly understood. We now report evidence on VD expression of phosphodiesterase...

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Gene copy number variations in Asian patients with congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens

Chia-Huei Lee, Chien-Chih Wu, Yi-No Wu and Han-Sun Chiang.

in Human Reproduction

March 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproductive Medicine. 4310 words.

BACKGROUND

Congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens (CBAVD) is a distinct clinical entity accounting for ∼25% of obstructive azoospermia in infertile...

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vas deferens <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 26 words.

either of a pair of ducts that conduct spermatozoa from the epididymis to the urethra on ejaculation.

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