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hydrocele

noun hy·dro·cele \ˈhī-drə-ˌsēl\

Definition of HYDROCELE

:  an accumulation of serous fluid in a saclike cavity (as the scrotum)
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Origin of HYDROCELE

Latin, from Greek hydrokēlē, from hydr- + kēlē tumor — more at -cele
First Known Use: 1597
Medical Dictionary

hydrocele

noun hy·dro·cele \ˈhī-drə-ˌsēl\

Medical Definition of HYDROCELE

:  an accumulation of serous fluid in a sacculated cavity (as the scrotum)

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