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rectocele

[rek-tuh-seel]
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noun
  1. a hernia of the rectum into the vagina.
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Origin of rectocele

First recorded in 1855–60; rect(um) + -o- + -cele1
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British Dictionary definitions for rectocele

rectocele

noun
  1. pathol a protrusion or herniation of the rectum into the vagina
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Word Origin

C19: New Latin, from rectum + -cele
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rectocele in Medicine

rectocele

(rĕktə-sēl′)
n.
  1. proctocele