[ vas -ef-uh-renz, -er-uhnz ]
/ ˈvæs ˈɛf əˌrɛnz, -ər ənz /
noun, plural va·sa ef·fer·en·ti·a [vey-suh -ef-uh-ren-shee-uh, -shuh], /ˈveɪ sə ˌɛf əˈrɛn ʃi ə, -ʃə/, Anatomy.
any of a number of short ducts that carry sperm from the testis to the epididymis.
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Medical definitions for vas efferens
[ văs′ ĕf′ər-ənz, -ə-rĕnz′ ]
n. pl. vasa ef•fer•en•ti•a (ĕf′ə-rĕn′shē-ə)
Any of a number of small ducts that carry semen from the testis to the epididymis.
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