bubonocele

bubonocele

[byoo-bon-uh-seel, boo-]
noun Pathology.
an inguinal hernia, especially one in which the protrusion of the intestine is limited to the region of the groin.

Origin:
1605–15; < Greek boubōno-, combining form of boubṓn groin + -cele1

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bubonocele (bjuːˈbɒnəˌsiːl)
 
n
an incomplete hernia in the groin; partial inguinal hernia
 
[C17: from Greek boubōn groin + kēlē tumour]

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bubonocele bu·bon·o·cele (bōō-bŏn'ə-sēl', byōō-)
n.
An inguinal hernia, especially one in which the knuckle of intestine has not yet emerged from the external abdominal ring.

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