Wolffian duct


Wolffian duct
/wʊlfiən ˈdʌkt/ (say woolfeeuhn 'dukt)

noun
an organ found in embryonic mammals, persisting as the ureter in females, and the urinogenital duct in males of lower vertebrates and as the genital duct in males of higher vertebrates; mesonephric duct.
{see Wolffian body}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.