A rudimentary structure located in the mesosalpix. Consisting of a longitudinal duct (duct of Gartner) and 10 to 15 transverse ducts in the mesosalpinx between the ovary an the uterine tube. It is the remains of the upper portion of the mesonephros and is the homologue of the head of the epididymis in the male.
- J. C. Rosenmüller:
De ovariis embryonum et foetuum humanorum. 1802.
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