hydrocele

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hy·dro·cele

 (hī′drə-sēl′)
n.
A pathological accumulation of serous fluid in a bodily cavity, especially in the scrotal pouch.

[Latin hydrocēlē, from Greek hudrokēlē : hudro-, hydro- + kēlē, tumor; see -cele1.]

hydrocele

(ˈhaɪdrəʊˌsiːl)
n
(Pathology) an abnormal collection of fluid in any saclike space, esp around the testicles
[C16: from hydro- + -cele]

hy•dro•cele

(ˈhaɪ drəˌsil)

n.
an accumulation of serous fluid, usu. about the testis.
[1590–1600; < Latin < Greek hydrokḗlē. See hydro-1, -cele]

hydrocele

An accumulation of fluid around the testes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydrocele - disorder in which serous fluid accumulates in a body sac (especially in the scrotum)
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
Translations

hy·dro·cele

n. hidrocele, acumulación de líquido esp. en la túnica vaginal del testículo.

hydrocele

n hidrocele m
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Many interesting case reports of this uncommon hereditary disorder have been published from different parts of the world from time to time, with various associations such as liver abscess, ectopic intracranial calcification, hyperhidrosis, hypertension, hyperglycemia, thyroid enlargement, osteoporosis and congenital hydrocele, etc.
In our study of cystic swelling of scrotum, the commonest presentation was primary vaginal hydrocele (57%) followed by congenital hydrocele (14%) and epididymal cyst 11% and least was spermatocele and secondary hydrocele with 2% each.
Congenital hydrocele results from a patent processus vaginalis that allows ascites to enter the scrotal sac.

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