Glossary Term:

Title

epididymis

Phonetic

<b>ep</b>-ih-<b>DID</b>-uh-mus

Description

tiny tubes inside the scrotum that sit coiled on top of and behind each testicle. Sperm travel through these tubes after forming and are stored there until they mature; the tubes lead into the vas deferens. See also scrotum, sperm, testicles, vas deferens.