perididymis

[pĕr′ĭ-dĭdə-mĭs]

n.

The thick fibrous membrane forming the outer coat of the testis.

Nearby words

  1. peridental,
  2. peridental membrane,
  3. periderm,
  4. peridesmitis,
  5. peridesmium,
  6. perididymitis,
  7. peridium,
  8. peridiverticulitis,
  9. peridot,
  10. peridot of ceylon


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