Definition of paroophoron in English:

paroophoron

(also paroöphoron)

noun

Anatomy
  • A small group of vestigial tubules located behind the ovary, representing a mesonephric remnant in the female.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From para- + either oophoron or its etymon ancient Greek ᾠϕόρον.

Pronunciation

paroophoron

/ˌparəʊˈɒfərɒn/