vas deferens

vas deferens

noun, plural va·sa de·fe·ren·ti·a [vey-suh def-uhren-shee-uh, -shuh] /ˈveɪ sə ˌdɛf əˈrɛn ʃi ə, -ʃə/. Anatomy, Zoology.

  1. the duct that transports the sperm from the epididymis to the penis.

noun plural vasa deferentia (ˈveɪsə ˌdɛfəˈrɛnʃɪə)

  1. anatomy the duct that conveys spermatozoa from the epididymis to the urethra

n. pl. vasa def•er•en•ti•a (dĕf′ə-rĕnshē-ə)

  1. The main secretory duct of the testicle, through which semen is carried from the epididymis to the prostatic urethra, where it ends as the ejaculatory duct.deferent duct spermatic duct spermiduct

Plural vasa deferentia (zə dĕf′ə-rĕnshē-ə)

  1. Either of two ducts through which sperm passes from a testis to the outside of the body. In mammals, the vas deferens connects the testis to the urethra.

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