hematomphalocele

[ hē′mə-tŏm-fălə-sēl′, -tŏmfə-lō-sēl′ ]

n.

An umbilical hernia in which there is an effusion of blood.

Nearby words

  1. hematolymphangioma,
  2. hematolysis,
  3. hematoma,
  4. hematometra,
  5. hematometry,
  6. hematomyelia,
  7. hematomyelopore,
  8. hematopathology,
  9. hematophagous,
  10. hematophyte


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