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VAS DEFERENS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does vas deferens mean? 

VAS DEFERENS (noun)
  The noun VAS DEFERENS has 1 sense:

1. a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct

  Familiarity information: VAS DEFERENS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VAS DEFERENS (noun)


Sense 1vas deferens [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct

Classified under:

Nouns denoting body parts

Synonyms:

ductus deferens; vas deferens

Hypernyms ("vas deferens" is a kind of...):

canal; channel; duct; epithelial duct (a bodily passage or tube lined with epithelial cells and conveying a secretion or other substance)

Holonyms ("vas deferens" is a part of...):

male reproductive system (the reproductive system of males)

ball; ballock; bollock; egg; nut; orchis; testicle; testis (one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens)

seminal duct (the efferent duct of the testis in man)


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