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bubonocele

[byoo-bon-uh-seel, boo-] /byuˈbɒn əˌsil, bu-/
noun, Pathology
1.
an inguinal hernia, especially one in which the protrusion of the intestine is limited to the region of the groin.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; < Greek boubōno-, combining form of boubṓn groin + -cele1
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British Dictionary definitions for bubonocele

bubonocele

/bjuːˈbɒnəˌsiːl/
noun
1.
an incomplete hernia in the groin; partial inguinal hernia
Word Origin
C17: from Greek boubōn groin + kēlē tumour
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bubonocele in Medicine

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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