: convoluted and like a tendril
used of a venous plexus associated with the spermatic or ovarian veins

Word History


Latin pampinus tendril, vine-leaf (of non-Indo-European origin) + English -iform; akin to the source of Greek ampelos vine

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“Pampiniform.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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