utero-ovarian varicocele


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o·var·i·an var·i·co·cele

a varicose condition of the pampiniform plexus in the broad ligament of the uterus.

utero-ovarian varicocele

[yo̅o̅′tərō′ ōver′ē·ən]
Etymology: L, uterus + ovum, egg, varix, varicose vein; Gk, kele, tumor
a swelling of the veins of the pampiniform plexus of the female pelvis. Compare ovarian varicocele.

utero-ovarian varicocele

Varicosity of the veins of the ovarian (pampiniform) plexus and the uterine plexus of the broad ligament.
See also: varicocele
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