Gonadal vein

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Vein: Gonadal vein
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The relations of the viscera and large vessels of the abdomen.
Arterygonadal artery
 
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Vein: Gonadal vein
Gray1120.png
The relations of the viscera and large vessels of the abdomen.
Arterygonadal artery

In medicine, gonadal vein refers to the blood vessel that carries blood away from the gonad (testis, ovary) toward the heart.

The left gonadal vein drains into the left renal vein, whereas the right drains directly into the inferior vena cava