hysterocele

[hĭstə-rō-sēl′]

n.

An abdominal or perineal hernia containing part or all of the uterus.
Protrusion of uterine contents into a weakened, bulging area of the uterine wall.

Nearby words

  1. hysterical personality,
  2. hysterical psychosis,
  3. hysterics,
  4. hystero-,
  5. hysterocatalepsy,
  6. hysterocleisis,
  7. hysterodynia,
  8. hysteroepilepsy,
  9. hysterogenic,
  10. hysterogram


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