adipocele

adipocele

 [ad´ĭ-po-sēl″]
a hernia containing fat.

adipocele

/ad·i·po·cele/ (ad´ĭ-po-sēl″) a hernia containing fat or fatty tissue.

adipocele

[ad′ipōsēl′]
Etymology: L, adeps + Gk, kele, hernia
a hernia containing fat or fatty tissue. Also called lipocele.

adipocele

(1) A term of waning popularity for a hernia containing only fat within the hernial sac.
(2) Obsolete for a lipoma with cystic degeneration.

adipocele

a hernia containing fat.
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