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noun Embryology.
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
/ (ˈvɒlfɪən) /

noun
embryol another name for mesonephros

Word Origin for Wolffian body

C19: named after K. F. Wolff (1733–94), German embryologist
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Medical definitions for Wolffian body

wolffian body

n.
mesonephros
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