- wolffian duct
Usage: often capitalized W
* * *(sometimes l.c.) Embryol.a duct, draining the mesonephros of the embryo, that becomes the vas deferens in males and vestigial in females.[1875-80; named after K. F. WOLFF; see -IAN]
* * *Wolffian duct nounThe excretory duct of the mesonephros• • •Main Entry: ↑Wolffian
* * *Wolffian duct,= mesonephric duct. (Cf. ↑mesonephric duct)
Useful english dictionary. 2012.