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Wolffian body (Caspar Friedrich Wolff)

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An embryonic organ on each side of the vertebral column.

Description

An embryonic organ on each side of the vertebral column. One of the three excretory organs appearing in the evolution of vertebrates.

Bibliography

  • C. F. Wolff:
    Theoria generationis. Doctoral dissertation, Halle and der Saale, 1759.

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