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Epididymis

"Epididymis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The convoluted cordlike structure attached to the posterior of the TESTIS. Epididymis consists of the head (caput), the body (corpus), and the tail (cauda). A network of ducts leaving the testis joins into a common epididymal tubule proper which provides the transport, storage, and maturation of SPERMATOZOA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Epididymis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Epididymis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 141 publications over 28 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 2013
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