cystocele

[sis-tuh-seel]
noun Pathology.
a herniation of the urinary bladder into the vagina.

Origin:
1805–15; cysto- + -cele1

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cystocele (ˈsɪstəˌsiːl)
 
n
pathol a hernia of the urinary bladder, esp one protruding into the vagina

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cystocele
1811, from Fr. cystocèle, from Gk. kystis "bladder, pouch" + kele "tumor."
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cystocele cys·to·cele (sĭs'tə-sēl')
n.
Herniation of the bladder. Also called colpocystocele, vesicocele.

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Several years ago she had a complete hysterectomy and developed a problematic cystocele.
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