Definition of pampiniform in English:

pampiniform

adjective

Anatomy
  • Of, relating to, or designating a plexus of veins located in the spermatic cord of the male and the broad ligament of the female.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Nicholas Culpeper (1616–1654), physician and astrologer. From scientific Latin pampiniformis from classical Latin pampinus + -formis.

Pronunciation

pampiniform

/pamˈpɪnɪfɔːm/