enterocele

[ĕntə-rō-sēl′]

n.

A hernial protrusion through a defect in the rectovaginal or vesicovaginal pouch.
An intestinal hernia.

Nearby words

  1. enteroanastomosis,
  2. enterobacteria,
  3. enterobacterium,
  4. enterobiasis,
  5. enterobius,
  6. enterocentesis,
  7. enterochromaffin cell,
  8. enterocleisis,
  9. enteroclysis,
  10. enterococcus


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