Meaning of SEGMENTAL DUCT in English

SEGMENTAL DUCT

noun

: the duct of a segmental organ of a vertebrate embryo ; especially : the duct of the pronephros that persists after the degeneration of the pronephros, receives the tubules of the mesonephros, becomes the mesonephric duct, and in lower vertebrates gives rise to the müllerian duct

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