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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
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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