noun Pathology.

a herniation of the urinary bladder into the vagina.

Origin of cystocele

First recorded in 1805–15; cysto- + -cele1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for cystocele



pathol a hernia of the urinary bladder, esp one protruding into the vagina
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Word Origin and History for cystocele

1811, from French cystocèle, from Greek kystis "bladder, pouch" + kele "tumor."

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cystocele in Medicine




Herniation of the bladder.colpocystocele vesicocele
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