noun. dilatation of the veins associated with the spermatic cord in the testes.
1. Noun, singular or mass A varicocele, or an enlarged bundle of veins in the scrotum (the sack of skin containing the testes), may also be the culprit. 2. Noun, plural Surgery is also required to treat testicular tenderness that results from conditions such as varicocele and spermatocele.