funiculopexy

funiculopexy

[fənik′yəlōpek′sē]
a surgical procedure for correcting an undescended testicle, in which the spermatic cord is sutured to surrounding tissue.

funiculopexy

An older surgical procedure for cryptorchidism in which the spermatic cord was sutured to surrounding tissue to correct an undescended testicle. Orchiopexy has long been the standard of care for undescended testes.

fu·nic·u·lo·pex·y

(fyū-nik'yū-lō-pek-sē)
Suturing of the spermatic cord to the surrounding tissue in the correction of an undescended testicle.
[funiculus + G. pēxis, a fixing]

funiculopexy

(fū-nĭk′ū-lō-pĕks″ē) [″ + Gr. pexis, fixation]
Suturing of the spermatic cord to the tissues in cases of undescended testicle.