testicular vein

testicular vein
testicular vein n any of the veins leading from the testes, forming with tributaries from the epididymis the pampiniform plexus in the spermatic cord, and thence accompanying the testicular artery and eventually uniting to form a single trunk which on the right side opens into the vena cava and on the left into the renal vein called also spermatic vein

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  • testicular vein — noun a vein from the testicles • Syn: ↑vena testicularis • Hypernyms: ↑vein, ↑vena, ↑venous blood vessel • Part Holonyms: ↑testis, ↑testicle, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • testicular vein left — vena testicularis sinistra …   Medical dictionary

  • testicular vein right — vena testicularis dextra …   Medical dictionary

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  • Renal vein — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = venae renales GraySubject = 173 GrayPage = 679 Caption = The anterior surfaces of the kidneys, showing the areas of contact of neighboring viscera. Caption2 = 1. Renal pyramid 2. Efferent artery 3. Renal… …   Wikipedia

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