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bubonocele

[ byoo-bon-uh-seel, boo- ]
/ byuˈbɒn əˌsil, bu- /
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noun Pathology.
an inguinal hernia, especially one in which the protrusion of the intestine is limited to the region of the groin.
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Origin of bubonocele

1605–15; <Greek boubōno-, combining form of boubṓn groin + -cele1

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British Dictionary definitions for bubonocele

bubonocele
/ (bjuːˈbɒnəˌsiːl) /

noun
an incomplete hernia in the groin; partial inguinal hernia

Word Origin for bubonocele

C17: from Greek boubōn groin + kēlē tumour
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Medical definitions for bubonocele

bubonocele
[ bōō-bŏnə-sēl′ ]

n.
An inguinal hernia, especially one in which the knuckle of intestine has not yet emerged from the external abdominal ring.
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