testicular artery


testicular artery
testicular artery n either of a pair of arteries which supply blood to the testes and of which one arises on each side from the front of the aorta a little below the corresponding renal artery and passes downward to the spermatic cord of the same side and along it to the testis called also internal spermatic artery

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arteria testicularis.

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