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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Partial/subtotal excision and eversion of sac was done for bigger hydroceles, which accounts for 14% of the cases; excision of epididymal cyst and encysted hydrocele of the cord accounts for 19% of the cases; herniotomy was done in 12% of the cases; incision and drainage in 4% of the cases; evacuation of clot and eversion of sac in 2% of the cases.
Female hydrocele, also known as encysted hydrocele of canal of Nuck, is a rare condition with only about 400 reported cases.
There was another small globular mass at the neck of right hemiscortum which was thought to be a right encysted hydrocele.