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Medical Term:

hydrocelectomy

Pronunciation: hi'dro-se-lek'to-me

Definition: Excision of a hydrocele by drainage of its fluids and sometimes, partial excision of tunical vaginalis.

[hydrocele + G. ektome, excision]

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