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.

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


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  • 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 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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