varicocele


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var·i·co·cele

 (văr′ĭ-kō-sēl′)
n.
A varicose condition of veins of the spermatic cord or the ovaries, forming a soft tumor.

varicocele

(ˈværɪkəʊˌsiːl)
n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormal distension of the veins of the spermatic cord in the scrotum

var•i•co•cele

(ˈvær ɪ koʊˌsil)

n.
a varicose condition of the spermatic veins of the scrotum.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.varicocele - dilatation of the veins associated with the spermatic cord in the testesvaricocele - dilatation of the veins associated with the spermatic cord in the testes
dilatation, distention, distension - the state of being stretched beyond normal dimensions
Translations

var·i·co·cele

n. varicocele, condición varicosa de las venas del cordón espermático que produce una masa blanda en el escroto.

varicocele

n varicocele m
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The American Urology Association Recommends Varicocele Treatment in Males who meet the following Criteria [8]--
La concordancia entre el diagnostico clinico y el diagnostico ecografico fue del 100% en litiasis renal, lesiones en partes blandas, patologia tiroidea y varicocele, seguido por patologia digestiva 75,0 %, patologia en mama 48,3 %, patologia ginecologica 46,1% y patologia prostatica 33,3 %.
There were no predisposing factors such as pregnancy, postpartum period, radiation to genital region or vulvar varicocele. Under general anesthaesia the lesion was excised together with the right vulva.
Anatomical and surgical aspects in the operative management of varicocele. Urol Cutaneous Rev 1950; 54: 257-62.
However, NCS can only be diagnosed when LRV compression produces symptoms, the most frequent ones being left flankpain, varicocele, proteinuria, and anaemia [3].
Here, the endovascular approach to a 29-year-old woman affected by severe menometrorrhagia caused by an AVF with a concomitant pelvic varicocele is reported; the lesion has been resolved with a bilateral uterine arteries embolization (UAE) by Onyx-18 (ev3, Irvine, CA, USA) injection.
Varicocele can be described as an abnormal vascular dilation of the pampiniform plexus, which is the most identifiable common cause of male infertility [19].
The next most abundant reasons for rejection--varicose veins (7 percent), and varicocele (6 percent)--were also grounds for contention according to Clarke, illustrating how the ambiguity of medical requirements could leave the medical examiner considerable leeway to use his own discretion to evaluate recruits.
A varicocele (VAR-ih-koe-seel) is an enlargement of the veins in the scrotum.
Background: Varicocele is the most common cause of male infertility.
Varicocele is the most common inguinoscrotal pathology among adolescents.
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