epididymovasostomy

epididymovasostomy

 [ep″ĭ-did″ĭ-mo-vas-os´tah-me]
surgical anastomosis of the epididymis to the ductus deferens.

ep·i·did·y·mo·va·sos·to·my

(ep'i-did'i-mō-va-sos'tŏ-mē),
Surgical anastomosis of the vas deferens to the epididymis.
[epididymis + vasostomy]

epididymovasostomy

/epi·did·y·mo·vas·os·to·my/ (-vas-os´tah-me) vasoepididymostomy.

epididymovasostomy

(ĕp′ĭ-dĭd′ə-mō-vă-sŏs′tə-mē)
n.
The surgical severing of the vas deferens with anastomosis to the epididymis, usually to avoid an obstruction causing sterility.

ep·i·did·y·mo·va·sos·to·my

(ep'i-did'i-mō-vă-sos'tŏ-mē)
Surgical anastomosis of the vas deferens to the epididymis.

epididymovasostomy

surgical anastomosis of the epididymis to the ductus deferens.
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The physicians also have expertise with the more complex microsurgery called epididymovasostomy, which is required during some vasectomy reversal cases when a blockage in the epididymis is discovered.
This requires a more complicated procedure, called an epididymovasostomy.