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hematocele

[hi-mat-uh-seel, hee-muh-tuh-, hem-uh-] /hɪˈmæt əˌsil, ˈhi mə tə-, ˈhɛm ə-/
noun, Pathology
1.
hemorrhage into a cavity, as the cavity surrounding the testis.
2.
such a cavity.
Origin of hematocele
1720-1730
1720-30; hemato- + -cele2
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hematocele in Medicine

hematocele he·ma·to·cele (hē'mə-tə-sēl', hĭ-māt'ə-)
n.

  1. An effusion of blood into a canal or a cavity of the body.

  2. See hemorrhagic cyst.

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