testicular artery

noun

Medical Definition of testicular artery

: either of a pair of arteries which supply blood to the testes and of which one arises on each side from the front of the aorta a little below the corresponding renal artery and passes downward to the spermatic cord of the same side and along it to the testis

called also internal spermatic artery

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“Testicular artery.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/testicular%20artery. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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