What does vas deferens mean?

Definitions for vas deferensˈvæs ˈdɛf əˌrɛnz, -ər ənz; ˈveɪ sə ˌdɛf əˈrɛn ʃi ə, -ʃə

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vas deferens.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vas deferens, ductus deferens(noun)

    a duct that carries spermatozoa from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct


  1. vas deferens(Noun)

    The duct in the testicle that carries semen from the epididymis to the ejaculatory duct.

  2. Origin: From vas + deferens, present active participle of defero.


  1. Vas deferens

    The vas deferens, also called ductus deferens, is part of the male anatomy of many vertebrates; they transport sperm from the epididymis in anticipation of ejaculation.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vas Deferens

    The excretory duct of the testes that carries SPERMATOZOA. It rises from the SCROTUM and joins the SEMINAL VESICLES to form the ejaculatory duct.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vas deferens in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vas deferens in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Images & Illustrations of vas deferens

  1. vas deferensvas deferensvas deferens

Translations for vas deferens

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for vas deferens »


Find a translation for the vas deferens definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these vas deferens definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"vas deferens." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 20 Apr. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/vas deferens>.

Are we missing a good definition for vas deferens? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for vas deferens:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.