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Descriptor English: Vas Deferens
Descriptor Spanish: Conducto Deferente
Descriptor Portuguese: Ducto Deferente
Descriptor French: Conduit déférent
Entry term(s): Deferens, Ductus
Deferens, Vas
Ductus Deferens
Tree number(s): A05.360.444.930
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014649
Scope note: The excretory duct of the testes that carries SPERMATOZOA. It rises from the SCROTUM and joins the SEMINAL VESICLES to form the ejaculatory duct.
Annotation: /surg: consider also VASECTOMY
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
IR innervation
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Vasectomy MeSH
Vasovasostomy MeSH
DeCS ID: 15052
Unique ID: D014649
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Vas Deferens - Preferred
Concept UI M0022532
Scope note The excretory duct of the testes that carries SPERMATOZOA. It rises from the SCROTUM and joins the SEMINAL VESICLES to form the ejaculatory duct.
Preferred term Vas Deferens
Entry term(s) Deferens, Ductus
Deferens, Vas
Ductus Deferens



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