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rectocele

[rek-tuh-seel] /ˈrɛk təˌsil/
noun
1.
a hernia of the rectum into the vagina.
Origin of rectocele
1855-1860
First recorded in 1855-60; rect(um) + -o- + -cele1
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British Dictionary definitions for rectocele

rectocele

/ˈrɛktəʊˌsiːl/
noun
1.
(pathol) a protrusion or herniation of the rectum into the vagina
Word Origin
C19: New Latin, from rectum + -cele
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rectocele in Medicine

rectocele rec·to·cele (rěk'tə-sēl')
n.
See proctocele.

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