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Wolffian duct

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noun (sometimes lowercase)Embryology.
a duct, draining the mesonephros of the embryo, that becomes the vas deferens in males and vestigial in females.
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Origin of Wolffian duct

1875–80; named after K. F. Wolff; see -ian
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