"Mesonephros" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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One of a pair of excretory organs (mesonephroi) which grows caudally to the first pair (PRONEPHROI) during development. Mesonephroi are the permanent kidneys in adult amphibians and fish. In higher vertebrates, proneprhoi and most of mesonephroi degenerate with the appearance of metanephroi. The remaining ducts become WOLFFIAN DUCTS.
- Wolffian Body
- Body, Wolffian
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