varicocelectomy

[ var-i-koh-si-lek-tuh-mee ]
/ ˌvær ɪ koʊ sɪˈlɛk tə mi /

noun, plural var·i·co·ce·lec·to·mies.

the surgical removal or ligation of varicose veins in the scrotal sac.

Origin of varicocelectomy

First recorded in 1890–95; varicocele + -ectomy
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Medicine definitions for varicocelectomy

varicocelectomy

[ văr′ĭ-kō-sə-lĕktə-mē ]

n.

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