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Wolffian body

noun, Embryology.
the mesonephros.
Origin of Wolffian body
1835-45; named after Kaspar Friedrich Wolff; see -ian Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Wolffian body

Wolffian body

(embryol) another name for mesonephros
Word Origin
C19: named after K. F. Wolff (1733–94), German embryologist
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Wolffian body in Medicine

wolffian body n.
See mesonephros.

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