Mullerian ducts
Mullerian M["u]l*le"ri*an, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Johannes M["u]ller. [1913 Webster]

{M["u]llerian ducts} (Anat.), a pair of embryonic ducts which give rise to the genital passages in the female, but disappear in the male.

{M["u]llerian fibers} (Anat.), the sustentacular or connective-tissue fibers which form the framework of the retina. [1913 Webster]


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  • Müllerian — may refer to: Müllerian mimicry, a type of mimicry or convergence named after Fritz Müller Müllerian ducts, which enter the cloaca of an embryo (named after Johannes Peter Müller) Mixed Müllerian tumor This disambiguation page lists articles… …   Wikipedia

  • mullerian inhibiting substance — müllerian in·hib·it·ing substance in .hib ət iŋ n a glycoprotein hormone produced by the Sertoli cells of the male during fetal development that causes regression and atrophy of the Müllerian ducts J. P. Müller see MÜLLERIAN …   Medical dictionary

  • Mullerian tubercle — Müllerian tubercle n an elevation on the wall of the embryonic urogenital sinus where the Müllerian ducts enter J. P. Müller see MÜLLERIAN …   Medical dictionary

  • Müllerian duct — Infobox Embryology Name = PAGENAME Latin = d. paramesonephricus GraySubject = 252 GrayPage = 1206 Caption = Urogenital sinus of female human embryo of eight and a half to nine weeks old. Caption2 = Tail end of human embryo, from eight and a half… …   Wikipedia

  • Mullerian duct — Müllerian duct also Muellerian duct n either of a pair of ducts parallel to the Wolffian ducts in vertebrate animals and giving rise in the female to the oviducts called also paramesonephric duct J. P. Müller see MÜLLERIAN * * * see… …   Medical dictionary

  • Mullerian — M[ u]l*le ri*an, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Johannes M[ u]ller. [1913 Webster] {M[ u]llerian ducts} (Anat.), a pair of embryonic ducts which give rise to the genital passages in the female, but disappear in the male. {M[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mullerian fibers — Mullerian M[ u]l*le ri*an, a. (Anat.) Of, pertaining to, or discovered by, Johannes M[ u]ller. [1913 Webster] {M[ u]llerian ducts} (Anat.), a pair of embryonic ducts which give rise to the genital passages in the female, but disappear in the male …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Müllerian duct — (paramesonephric duct) either of the paired ducts that form adjacent to the Wolffian ducts (see mesonephros) in the embryo. In the female these ducts develop into the Fallopian tubes, uterus, and part of the vagina. In the male anti Müllerian… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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