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Pronunciation: hi'dro-sel

Definition: A collection of serous fluid in a sacculated cavity; specifically, such a collection in the space of the tunica vaginalis testis, or in a separate pocket along the spermatic cord.

[hydro- + G. kele, hernia]

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