müllerian duct

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müllerian duct or Mül·ler's duct (mŭl'ərz, myōō'lərz, mü'-)
Either of two embryonic tubes extending along the mesonephros that become the uterine tubes, uterus, and part of the vagina in the female and that form the prostatic utricle in the male. Also called paramesonephric duct.

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