vas deferens


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vas def·er·ens

 (dĕf′ər-ənz, -ə-rĕnz′)
n. pl. vasa def·er·en·ti·a (dĕf′ə-rĕn′shē-ə)
A duct through which semen is carried from the epididymis of each testicle to an ejaculatory duct.

[New Latin vās dēferēns : vās, duct + Latin dēferēns, present participle of dēferre, to carry away.]

vas deferens

(ˈvæs ˈdɛfəˌrɛnz)
n, pl vasa deferentia (ˈveɪsə ˌdɛfəˈrɛnʃɪə)
(Anatomy) anatomy the duct that conveys spermatozoa from the epididymis to the urethra
[C16: from New Latin, from Latin vās vessel + deferēns, present participle of deferre to bear away]

vas de•fe•rens

(ˈvæs ˈdɛf əˌrɛnz, -ər ənz)

n., pl. va•sa de•fe•ren•ti•a (ˈveɪ sə ˌdɛf əˈrɛn ʃi ə, -ʃə)
a duct that transports sperm from the epididymis to the penis.
[1880–85; < New Latin vās dēferēns literally, vessel for carrying off]

vas def·er·ens

(văs′ dĕf′ə-rĕnz′)
Either of two ducts through which sperm passes from a testis to the urethra.

vas deferens

(or ductus deferens; pl. vasa deferentia) One of a pair of muscular tubes that are the sperm’s outlet from the epididymis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vas deferens - a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct
duct, epithelial duct, canal, channel - a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance; "the tear duct was obstructed"; "the alimentary canal"; "poison is released through a channel in the snake's fangs"
male reproductive system - the reproductive system of males
ballock, bollock, testicle, testis, orchis, egg, ball, nut - one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens; "she kicked him in the balls and got away"
seminal duct - the efferent duct of the testis in man
Translations
chámovod
sædleder
Samenleiter
conducto deferentevaso deferente
seemnejuha
siemenjohdin
canal déférent
צינור הזרע
ondóvezető
canale deferentedotto deferentevaso deferente
精管
정관
ductus deferensvas deferens
sėklinis latakas
zaadleider
nasieniowód
canal deferenteducto deferente
vas deferent
semenovod
sädesledare

vas deferens

n pl <vasa deferentia> → Samenleiter m

vas def·er·ens

n. L. vas deferens, conducto excretor de espermatozoides.

vas deferens

n conducto deferente
References in periodicals archive ?
Paired testes are located anteriorly, followed by vas deferens (Krol et al.
A The epididymis is a coiled duct on the back of each testicle that serves as a reservoir for sperm while they mature and carries sperm from the testicle to the vas deferens.
In men, all the sperm swim through one tiny tube, the vas deferens.
The drug Vasegel, as relayed by Mashable, is a polymer gel injected to the duct of the male reproductive system called the vas deferens.
Local anaesthesia in NSV procedure involves injection of lignocaine 2% along the vas deferens and raising an intradermal wheal at the site of fixation of vas.
Vasalgel is not a pill but a gel which is injected into the vas deferens in a similar fashion to that which a vasectomy takes place.
com/male-birth-control-vasalgel-vasectomy-contraception-380489) previous tests on rabbits , that the Vasalgel blocks the passage of sperm from the testicles into the penis when injected into their connecting tube called the vas deferens.
Blind-ending vas deferens and vessels, indicating a "vanishing testis" and no further need for exploration (10-20%) (Fig.
Testis 79 (79-96, n=10) long, maximum width 55 (52-62, n=10) at mid length; vas deferens loops around left intestinal caecum; seminal vesicle 53 (50-60, n=10) long.
Females were classified with imposex observing the ovarian, albumen, ingestive and capsule glands, vagina, vas deferens, pseudopenis and penis duct of males and females.