seminal duct

noun Date: 1882 a tube or passage serving especially or exclusively as an efferent duct of the testis and in the human male being made up of the epididymis, the vas deferens, and the ejaculatory duct

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • seminal duct — n a tube or passage serving esp. or exclusively as an efferent duct of the testis and in humans being made up of the tubules of the epididymis, the vas deferens, and the ejaculatory duct …   Medical dictionary

  • seminal duct — noun the efferent duct of the testis in man • Hypernyms: ↑duct, ↑epithelial duct, ↑canal, ↑channel • Part Holonyms: ↑scrotum • Part Meronyms: ↑epididymis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Seminal colliculus — Vesiculæ seminales and ampullæ of ductus deferentes, seen from the front. Th …   Wikipedia

  • seminal vesicle — n either of a pair of glandular pouches that lie one on either side of the male reproductive tract and that in human males secrete a sugar and protein containing fluid into the ejaculatory duct * * * either of a pair of male accessory sex glands… …   Medical dictionary

  • Seminal vesicle — Infobox Anatomy Name = Seminal vesicle Latin = vesiculæ seminales GraySubject = 260 GrayPage = 1246 Caption = Male Anatomy Caption2 = Prostate with seminal vesicles and seminal ducts, viewed from in front and above. Width = 300 Precursor = System …   Wikipedia

  • duct — A tubular structure giving exit to the secretion of a gland or organ, capable of conducting fluid. SEE ALSO: canal. SYN: ductus [TA]. [L. duco, pp. ductus, to lead] aberrant ducts SYN: aberrant ductules, under ductule …   Medical dictionary

  • seminal vesicle — Anat. either of two small saclike glands, located on each side of the bladder in males, that add nutrient fluid to semen during ejaculation. [1885 90] * * * ▪ anatomy       either of two elongated saclike glands that secrete their fluid contents… …   Universalium

  • seminal receptacle — Diverticulum of oviduct or external pouch (some pygocephalomorph eocarids, isopod peracarids, and decapods) for storing spermatozoa delivered by male. (Syn. receptaculum seminalis) [Moore and McCormick, 1969]. Diverticulum of oviduct or external… …   Crustacea glossary

  • seminal vesicle — the enlarged lower end of the genital duct which is secretory in nature and completes the formation of the spermatophores and stores them. The so called seminal vesicles of teleosts (Blennioidea, Gobioidea) are misnamed and do not store sperm;… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • seminal papilla — (Subclass Branchiura): In female reproductive system, one of two papilla like elevations flanking gonopore (vagina). Each seminal papilla is connected via duct to separate seminal receptacle. Fertilizes egg emerging from oviduct [Stachowitsch,… …   Crustacea glossary

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