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tes·tic·u·lar ar·ter·y

[TA]
origin, as the third pair of lateral visceral branches of the abdominal aorta; branches, ureteral, cremasteric, epididymal; distribution, testicle and parts designated by names of branches; anastomoses, branches of renal, inferior epigastric, deferential.
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tes·tic·u·lar ar·te·ry

(tes-tik'yū-lăr ahr'tĕr-ē) [TA]
Origin, aorta; branches, ureteral, cremasteric, epididymal; distribution, testicle and parts designated by names of branches; anastomoses, branches of renal, inferior epigastric, deferential.
Synonym(s): arteria testicularis [TA] .
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testicular artery

In males, a long slender branch of the abdominal aorta arising below the renal artery; it supplies blood to the testes, epididymis, cremasteric muscles, and lower ureters.
Synonym: spermatic artery; internal spermatic artery; See: aorta (Branches of aorta)for illus.
See also: artery
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Tyler, "The Doppler assessment of varicoceles and internal spermatic vein reflux in infertile men," British Journal of Urology, vol.
In the present experience, on the phlebography, internal spermatic vein was correctly visualized and there was no evidence of such anastomosis.
Varicocele represents abnormal dilatation and tortuosity of the veins of the pampiniform plexus within the spermatic cord, caused by incompetent valves in the internal spermatic vein.
The left renal vein is subject to compression by the abdominal aorta and superior mesenteric artery, additionally left internal spermatic vein drains into the left renal vein at right angle.

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