The main duct through which semen is carried from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct.
The highly convoluted duct that conveys sperm from the testicle to the ejaculatory duct of the penis.
A duct through which semen is carried from the epididymis of each testicle to an ejaculatory duct.
Either of two ducts through which sperm passes from a testis to the outside of the body. In mammals, the vas deferens connects the testis to the urethra.
Origin of vas-deferens
- New Latin vās dēferēns vās duct Latin dēferēns present participle of dēferre to carry away
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Latin vÄs (“vessel, duct") + dÄ“ferÄ“ns (“carrying off"), present active participle of dÄ“ferÅ (“carry off").