accessory testis
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Coleoptera, the coiled middle section of the vas deferens serving as a reservoir for mature sperm.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • accessory — In anatomy, denoting certain muscles, nerves, glands, etc. that are auxiliary or supernumerary to some similar, generally more important thing. SYN: accessorius. [L. accessorius, fr. ac cedo, pp. cessus, to move toward] * * * ac·ces·so·ry ik ses… …   Medical dictionary

  • Mediastinum testis — Schematic drawing of testicle and epididymis. 1 Tunica albuginea, 2 Septula testis, 3 Lobulus testis, 4 Mediastinum testis, 5 Tubuli seminiferi contorti, 6 Tubuli seminiferi recti, 7 Rete testis, 8 Ductuli efferentes testis, 9 Duct …   Wikipedia

  • List of diseases (S) — A list of diseases in the English wikipedia.DiseasesTOC NOTOC Sa Sc Se Sh Si Sj Sn So Sp Sq Ss St Su Sw Sy aSaa Sak Sal Sar Sat Say aa Sal* Saal Bulas syndrome * Saal Greenstein syndrome * Sabinas brittle hair syndrome * Saccharopinuria * Sackey… …   Wikipedia

  • reproductive system, animal — Introduction       any of the organ systems by which animals reproduce.       The role of reproduction is to provide for the continued existence of a species; it is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with… …   Universalium

  • reproductive system, human — Organ system by which humans reproduce. In females, the ovaries sit near the openings of the fallopian tubes, which carry eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. The cervix extends from the lower end of the uterus into the vagina, whose opening, as… …   Universalium

  • Ligament — A ligament is a tough band of connective tissue that connects various structures such as two bones. Ligament is a fitting term; it comes from the Latin ligare meaning to bind or tie. * * * 1. A band or sheet of fibrous tissue connecting two or… …   Medical dictionary

  • Testicle — Diagram of male (human) testicles …   Wikipedia

  • Male reproductive system (human) — This article is about the human male reproductive system. For the male reproductive systems of other organisms, see Sexual reproduction. Male reproductive system (human) Drawing of the Male Internal Sexual Anatomy Latin …   Wikipedia

  • gland — An organized aggregation of cells functioning as a secretory or excretory organ. SYN: glandula (1) [TA]. [L. glans, acorn] accessory g. a small mass of glandular structure, detached from but lying near another and larger g., to which it is… …   Medical dictionary

  • Epididymis — 1: Epididymis 2: Head of epididymis 3: Lobules of epididymis 4: Body of epididymis 5: Tail of epididymis 6: Duct of epididymis 7: Deferent duct (ductus deferens or vas deferens) …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”