Definition of hydrocele in English:

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hydrocele

Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪdrə(ʊ)siːl/

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
The accumulation of serous fluid in a body sac: hydrocele may progress over the years [count noun]: the swelling is a hydrocele of the cord
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  • Possible causes include tumors of the testicle or spermatic cord, spermatoceles, hydroceles, varicoceles, hernias, or lipomas.
  • What are some of the specific complications associated with hydrocele / hernia surgery?
  • A hydrocele occurs when fluid collects in the membranes surrounding the testes.

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