ductus deferens

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Noun1.ductus 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, 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
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In amphipods, isopods and decapods, where the structure and location of the AG have been analyzed, it was suggested the existence of only one kind of gland, characterized by the presence of thin lines or lobes of compacted cells associated with the subterminal region of the spermatic duct in amphipods, or at the end of each testicular utricle in isopods.
The spermatic duct and gonadal vessels were crossed over carefully to avoid injury (if the patient was boy).
The TG region was directly confluent with the seminiferous lobules of the spermatogenic region of the gonad such that spermatozoa have to pass through the TG tubules in order to enter the spermatic duct.