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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A It sounds as though you have a hydrocele which is a benign swelling of the scrotum caused by a cyst containing fluid.
Repair of bilateral abdominoscrotal hydrocele with testicular dysmorphism using laparoscopic extracorporeal ligation of the internal inguinal ring and orchiopexy.
Package of fund for Hydrocele operation to clear back log of hydrocele cases.
Raphael most likely does not have a hydrocele (Gunther & Rubben, 2012).
Other skin lesions found were petechiae (1), purpura (1), sclerema (1), loss of subcutaneous fat (1), hypospadiasis (1), generalized edema (1), ophthalmia neonatorum (1), micrognathia (2), lentigines (1), simian crease (2), umbilical hernia (1), prominent veins (1), hairy pinna (1), hydrocele (1), phimosis (1), insect bite (1), cleft lip and cleft palate (1) , cellulitis (1), scrotal dermatitis (1), triangular face (1).
A 75-year-old man, who had been followed up elsewhere for a huge hydrocele based on scrotal Doppler ultrasonography and scrotal magnetic resonance imaging reporting no suspicion for malignancy, but a pyo-/hemato-/hydrocele was determined to have testicular metastasis originating from prostate adenocarcinoma.
There are various reasons for scrotum to become swollen ranging from hydrocele the commonest cause, to some rare causes like malignant tumours of the epididymis.
Palpable mass in the labia majora may be bowel hernia, A lymph node, a hydrocele of the canal of nuck, an abscess, hamartoma, lipoma, or a mesothelial cyst.
1] The disease alters the lymphatic system leading to wide spectrum of clinical manifestations such as lymphedema, hydrocele, chyluria, elephantiasis, and others.
The guitarist told the court he suffered from a condition called hydrocele, which he claimed made his testicles swell up to four times their normal size.
The literature describes associated anomalies found concomitantly with SNT, including cryptorchidism, ectopic testis, hydrocele, indirect inguinal hernia, testicular torsion, and epididymitis [1, 3-8].