Medical Definition of Plexus pampiniformis

1. A plexus formed, in the male, by veins from the testicle and epididymis, consisting of eight or ten veins lying in front of the ductus deferens and forming part of the spermatic cord. In the female the ovarian veins form this plexus between the layers of the broad ligament; in the male it is part of the thermoregulatory system of the testis, helping to keep the testis at a constant temperature slightly lower than the other body temperature. Synonym: plexus pampiniformis. (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plexus Pampiniformis

plexus meningeus
plexus mesentericus
plexus mesentericus inferior
plexus mesentericus superior
plexus myentericus
plexus nervorum spinalium
plexus nervosus
plexus occipitalis
plexus oesophageus
plexus of anterior cerebral artery
plexus of choroid artery
plexus of middle cerebral artery
plexus of spinal nerves
plexus ophthalmicus
plexus ovaricus
plexus pancreaticus
plexus pelvinus
plexus periarterialis
plexus pharyngeus
plexus pharyngeus ascendens
plexus pterygoideus
plexus pulmonalis
plexus rectales inferiores
plexus rectales medii
plexus rectalis superior

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