varicocele


var·i·co·cele

noun \ˈva-rə-kō-ˌsēl\

Definition of VARICOCELE

:  a varicose enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord

Origin of VARICOCELE

New Latin, from Latin varic-, varix + New Latin -o- + -cele
First Known Use: 1736

var·i·co·cele

noun \ˈvar-i-kō-ˌsēl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of VARICOCELE

: a varicose enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord producing a soft compressible tumor mass in the scrotum

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