Artery to the ductus deferens

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Artery: Artery to the ductus deferens
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The scrotum. The penis has been turned upward, and the anterior wall of the scrotum has been removed. (Deferential artery labeled at center right.)
Latin arteria ductus deferentis
Gray's subject #155 615
Source umbilical artery   
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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]



The artery to the ductus deferens, as its name suggests, is an artery in males that provides blood to the ductus deferens.

Course

The artery arises from the umbilical artery. It accompanies the ductus deferens into the testis, where it anastomoses with the internal spermatic artery.

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This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant.


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