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varicocelectomy

[ var-i-koh-si-lek-tuh-mee ]
/ 藢v忙r 瑟 ko蕣 s瑟藞l蓻k t蓹 mi /
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noun, plural var路i路co路ce路lec路to路mies.
the surgical removal or ligation of varicose veins in the scrotal sac.
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Origin of varicocelectomy

First recorded in 1890鈥95; varicocele + -ectomy
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Medical definitions for varicocelectomy

varicocelectomy
[ v膬r鈥材-k艒-s蓹-l臅kt蓹-m膿 ]

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