left testicular vein

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left tes·tic·u·lar vein

vein conveying blood from the left testis, originating as the pampiniform plexus and entering the left renal vein.
Synonym(s): vena testicularis sinistra [TA]
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Of the extratesticular varieties, the left-side ones are more frequently involved because their venous drainage is indirect: The left testicular vein drains into the left renal vein, while the right testicular vein drains directly into the IVC.
Crossing anterior to the hilum it terminated into the left renal vein close to its upper margin on the anterior aspect, lateral to the openings of left suprarenal and left testicular veins.