Paradidymis

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paradidymis

A small body sometimes attached to the front of the lower part of the spermatic cord above the head of the epididymis; the remnants of tubules of the mesonephros. Its equivalent in the female is the paroophoron.

Synonym: parepididymis.

Origin: para-_ G. Didymos, twin, in pl. Didymoi, testes