Wolffian


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Wolff´i`an


a.1.(Anat.) Discovered, or first described, by Caspar Friedrich Wolff (1733-1794), the founder of modern embryology.
Wolffian body
the mesonephros.
Wolffian duct
the duct from the Wolffian body.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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One answer is to be found in the existing scholarship on figures of speech (badi'), where we can read in Hussein's presentation of the work of each scholar (Wolffian Heinrichs, Suzanne Stetkevych, Ewald Wagner, and more) that everyone did construct or locate their own stable taxonomy (chapter two).
Mesonephric carcinoma of the endocervix is a rare malignancy arising from remnants of the Wolffian duct system, in contrast to many other neoplasms of the gynecologic tract, which are Mullerian derived.
Different interpretations of the developmental mechanism of Mullerian duct has been proposed and Felix concept in 1912 as an independent outgrowth from the ostium changed to Grunwald theory that the Mullerian duct splits off from the Wolffian duct.
(47) Wolffian Pannenberg, Systematic Theology, vol.
Since they are congenital remnants of the Wolffian duct, they arise from the mesosalpinx, specifically the broad ligament or fallopian tube.
On pathological analysis of laparoscopic paraovarian and paratubal cyst biopsy material, tissues differentiated as both Mullerian and Wolffian ducts were observed.
The Wolffian (mesonephric) and Mullerian (paramesonephric) ducts form in both sexes.
At stage 17, the Mullerian duct appears via a deep invagination at the level of the 3rd thoracic somite and proceeds to grow caudally towards the Wolffian ducts until fusion in stage 18.
The embryonic residual theory states that endometriotic tissues occur from the residual tissue of Mullerian and Wolffian ducts.
The presence of double uterus with obstructed hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis, also referred to as Herlyn-Werner-Wunderlich (HWW) syndrome, or OHVIRA syndrome, is a type of complex anomaly associated with changes in the fusion of the miillerian ducts, with different degrees of uterine duplicity (class III of Buttran and Gibbons) [1, 2], in addition to obstruction of the hemivagina and ipsilateral renal agenesis [3], corresponding to a concomitant Wolffian abnormality.
(The intellectualist might add that this supposition is natural given Kant's debts to the Wolffian rationalist tradition.
In endocrinology nosology, (5)R (2)D individuals are defined as undervirilized males, (10) because they share all properties of normal male physiology with the exception of the external genitalia and Wolffian duct development.