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cystocele

[sis-tuh-seel] /ˈsɪs təˌsil/
noun, Pathology
1.
a herniation of the urinary bladder into the vagina.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; cysto- + -cele1
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  • Several years ago she had a complete hysterectomy and developed a problematic cystocele.
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cystocele

/ˈsɪstəˌsiːl/
noun
1.
(pathol) a hernia of the urinary bladder, esp one protruding into the vagina
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Word Origin and History for cystocele
n.

1811, from French cystocèle, from Greek kystis "bladder, pouch" + kele "tumor."

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cystocele in Medicine

cystocele cys·to·cele (sĭs'tə-sēl')
n.
Herniation of the bladder. Also called colpocystocele, vesicocele.

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