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Wolffian body

noun Embryology.
  1. the mesonephros.
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Origin of Wolffian body

1835–45; named after Kaspar Friedrich Wolff; see -ian
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British Dictionary definitions for wolffian body

Wolffian body

noun
  1. embryol another name for mesonephros
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Word Origin for Wolffian body

C19: named after K. F. Wolff (1733–94), German embryologist
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wolffian body in Medicine

wolffian body

n.
  1. mesonephros
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