hematocele

[hi-mat-uh-seel, hee-muh-tuh-, hem-uh-]

Origin of hematocele

First recorded in 1720–30; hemato- + -cele2
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hematocele in Medicine

hematocele

[hēmə-tə-sēl′, hĭ-mătə-]
n.
  1. An effusion of blood into a canal or a cavity of the body.
  2. hemorrhagic cyst
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