: a varicose enlargement of the veins of the spermatic cord
Examples of varicocele in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebThe cause could also be a varicocele, an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum, which can sometimes be corrected with a relatively simple surgery called a varicocelectomy.
Chloe Melas, CNN, 13 July 2021 Meanwhile, Laz, 32, has high levels of anti-sperm antibodies and bilateral varicocele.
Rebecca Speare-cole, Health.com, 20 May 2021 Most of the time, varicoceles (which are common) don’t lead to fertility issues, but they’re estimated to occur in 35 percent of men tested for infertility.
Hallie Levine, New York Times, 18 Apr. 2020 Some causes of infertility in men include: Varicocele A varicocele is swelling of one or several of the veins that drain the testicle.
Jennifer Gerson, Marie Claire, 1 Oct. 2018
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