varicocele

varicocele

[var-i-koh-seel]
noun Pathology.
a varicose condition of the spermatic veins of the scrotum.

Origin:
1730–40; varico- + -cele1

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varicocele (ˈværɪkəʊˌsiːl)
 
n
pathol an abnormal distension of the veins of the spermatic cord in the scrotum

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varicocele var·i·co·cele (vār'ĭ-kō-sēl')
n.
A varicose condition of veins of the spermatic cord or the ovaries, forming a soft tumor.

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