pampiniform


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pampiniform

[pam′pin·ə‚fȯrm]
(anatomy)
Of the network of veins in the spermatic cord and in the broad ligament, having the form of a tendril.
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Grade 4: spontaneous basal reflux that increases during the Valsalva maneuver, possible testicular hypotrophy, overt varicocele, varicosities in the pampiniform plexus.
Caption: FIGURE 2: Doppler ultrasonography: dilatation of the pampiniform plexus of veins, image compatible with the varicocele.
The lower temperature is maintained by a cooling system comprising the scrotum, pampiniform plexus, and muscles [1].
A varicocele is defined as the abnormal dilation of the pampiniform plexus, the collection of veins within the spermatic cord, which drains blood from the testes, epididymis, and vas deferens.
Macroscopic changes in infected Actinobacillus Histophilus sheep (n = 10) seminis somni Abscess in the left epididymis tail 50% 50% Abscess in the left epididymis body 20% 40% Abscess in the right epididymis tail 10% 0% Scrotal swelling 10% 0% Fibrin in the pampiniform plexus 0% 30% Fibrinous periorchitis 20% 30% Hemorrhage adjacent left epididymis tail 20% 10% Tunica vaginalis thickening with fibrous 40% 60% adhesion Hypotrophy left testis 50% 10% Increase in volume of vesicular glands 30% 0% Increase in volume of the left urethral 10% 10% bulb Inguinal lymphadenomegaly 60% 20% Iliac lymphadenomegaly 50% 20% TABLE 3: Distribution, frequency, and intensity of inflammatory lesions in the genitourinary organs of rams experimentally infected with Actinobacillus seminis.
Varicocele occurs due to dilation of the pampiniform venous plexus above and around the testicle (particularly the left testicle), and is characterized by elevated scrotal temperature due to impaired circulation.
In medical language, it is called Varicocele, which is caused by an abnormal enlargement of the Pampiniform Venous Plexus of the scrotum.
Spermatik kord icindeki pampiniform pleksus venlerinin ektazik ve tortuoz olarak saptanmasi 10 yasin altinda neredeyse hic mumkun degilken, 10-19 yas arasinda bu oran %16.2 olarak olculmustur.
Spermatic varicocele is a condition of varicosity and tortuosity of the pampiniform plexus in the spermatic cord.
Varicocele, the abnormal tortuosity of the veins of the pampiniform plexus that drain the testis is one of the main causes of male infertility.
The contortions of the artery are embedded in a mesh of veins called the pampiniform plexus (Figures 5-38), the structure of which is homologous to the ovarian artery/utero-ovarian vein complex in the female.