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vascular layer of testis


Definition: innermost of three coats (with tunicae vaginalis and albuginea) investing the testis, consisting of a vascular plexus in a delicate loose connective tissue matrix that covers the internal aspect of the tunica albuginea and extends deeply, covering the septa and therefore surrounding the lobules of the testis.

Synonym(s): tunica vasculosa testisTA

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