A duct or series of ducts that transports sperm from the gonad. In mammals this is from the seminiferous tubules through rete testis, vas efferentia, epididymis, vas deferens, ejeculatory duct to the urethra. [ https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 ]

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Term information

database cross reference
  • ZFA:0001268
  • FMA:55678
  • TAO:0001268
Subsets

grouping_class

plural term
sperm ducts [ TAO:0001268 ]

definition

A duct or series of ducts that transports sperm from the gonad. In mammals this is from the seminiferous tubules through rete testis, vas efferentia, epididymis, vas deferens, ejeculatory duct to the urethra.

external ontology notes

in FMA includes as parts: seminal vesicle, efferent ductule (vas efferentia), epididymis, deferent duct (vas deferens), ejaculatory duct

has alternative id

UBERON:0010140

has exact synonym

sperm duct

sperm ducts

id

UBERON:0006947

taxon notes

we use this as a generic grouping class for a number of taxa