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The Epididymis: Embryology, Structure, Function and Its Role in Fertilization and Infertility

By Kélen Fabiola Arrotéia, Patrick Vianna Garcia, Mainara Ferreira Barbieri, Marilia Lopes Justino and Luís Antonio Violin Pereira

Submitted: May 16th 2011Reviewed: October 20th 2011Published: March 30th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/35847

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Kélen Fabiola Arrotéia, Patrick Vianna Garcia, Mainara Ferreira Barbieri, Marilia Lopes Justino and Luís Antonio Violin Pereira (March 30th 2012). The Epididymis: Embryology, Structure, Function and Its Role in Fertilization and Infertility, Embryology - Updates and Highlights on Classic Topics, Luis Antonio Violin Pereira, IntechOpen, DOI: 10.5772/35847. Available from:

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