vasa efferentia

vas efferens

[vas ef-uh-renz, -er-uhnz]
noun, plural vasa efferentia [vey-suh ef-uh-ren-shee-uh, -shuh] . Anatomy.
any of a number of short ducts that carry sperm from the testis to the epididymis.
See also vas deferens.


Origin:
1855–60; < Neo-Latin: literally, vessel for carrying out. See vas, efferent

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vas efferens vas ef·fer·ens (vās' ěf'ər-ənz, -ə-rěnz')
n. pl. vasa ef·fer·en·ti·a (ěf'ə-rěn'shē-ə)
Any of a number of small ducts that carry semen from the testis to the epididymis.

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