Pampiniform plexus

Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The pampiniform plexus is the venous network of approximately 10 veins draining the testes and epididymis. The network surrounds the testicular artery in the spermatic cord and lies anterior to the ductus deferens. Each network coalesce to form the testicular veins.

Along with the cremaster and dartos muscles, the pampiniform plexus is contributes to the testicular thermoregulatory system.


Abdominal and pelvic anatomy
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