pampiniform

pampiniform
\\pamˈpinəˌfȯrm\ adjective
Etymology: Latin pampinus tendril, vine-leaf (of non-Indo-European origin) + English -iform; akin to the source of Greek ampelos vine
: convoluted and like a tendril — used of a venous plexus associated with the spermatic or ovarian veins

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  • Pampiniform — Pam*pin i*form, a. [L. pampinus a tendril + form.] (Anat.) In the form of tendrils; applied especially to the spermatic and ovarian veins. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pampiniform plexus — Infobox Vein Name = PAGENAME Latin = plexus pampiniformis GraySubject = 258 GrayPage = 1240 Caption = Spermatic veins. Caption2 = DrainsFrom = testicle, epididymis Source = DrainsTo = testicular vein Artery = System = MeshName = MeshNumber =… …   Wikipedia

  • pampiniform plexus — pam·pin·i·form plexus pam pin ə .fȯrm n a venous plexus that is associated with each testicular vein in the male and each ovarian vein in the female called also pampiniform venous plexus * * * plexus pampiniformis 1. [TA] in the male, a plexus… …   Medical dictionary

  • pampiniform — Having the shape of a tendril; denoting a vinelike structure. [L. pampinus, a tendril, + forma, form] * * * pam·pin·i·form (pam pinґĭ form) [L. pampinus tendril + form] shaped like a tendril …   Medical dictionary

  • pampiniform — like a tendril Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pampiniform — pam·pin·i·form …   English syllables

  • pampiniform —   a. like a tendril …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • pampiniform body — epoцphoron …   Medical dictionary

  • Varicocele — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Varicocele ICD10 = ICD10|I|86|1|i|80 ICD9 = ICD9|456.4 ICDO = Caption = Cross section showing the pampiniform plexus OMIM = MedlinePlus = 001284 | eMedicineSubj = radio eMedicineTopic = 739 DiseasesDB = 13731 MeshID …   Wikipedia

  • Vein — A blood vessel that carries blood low in oxygen content from the body back to the heart. The deoxygenated form of hemoglobin (deoxyhemoglobin) in venous blood makes it appear dark. Veins are part of the afferent wing of the circulatory system… …   Medical dictionary

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