Wolffian body

noun Embryology.
the mesonephros.

1835–45; named after Kaspar Friedrich Wolff; see -ian

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Wolffian body (ˈvɒlfɪən)
embryol another name for mesonephros
[C19: named after K. F. Wolff (1733--94), German embryologist]

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wolffian body n.
See mesonephros.

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