varicocele


varicocele

noun Pathology.

  1. a varicose condition of the spermatic veins of the scrotum.

noun

  1. pathol an abnormal distension of the veins of the spermatic cord in the scrotum
n.

1736, Modern Latin, from Latin varic-, comb. form of varix (see varices) + Greek kele “tumor.”

n.

  1. A varicose condition of veins of the spermatic cord or the ovaries, forming a soft tumor.

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