Origin of varicocelectomy

First recorded in 1890–95; varicocele + -ectomy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

varicocelectomy in Medicine


  1. Surgery for the relief of a varicocele by ligature and excision and by ligation of the dilated veins.
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