celo-

celo-

(sē-lō), Distinguish carefully among the various senses of this stem.
1. The celom.
See also: celio-.
2. Hernia.
See also: celio-.
3. The abdomen.
See also: celio-.

celo-

(1) A root form of waning use from the Greek, “kele”, for hernia, referring either to a tumour, hernia or swelling.
(2) A root from from the Greek, koilia, for cavity or space.

celo-

Combining forms denoting (1) the celom [G. koilōma, hollow (celom)]; (2) hernia [G. kēlē, hernia]; (3) abdomen [G. koilia, belly].
See also: celio-
Synonym(s): coelo-.
[G. koilōma, hollow (celom)]

celo-

cavity. [Gr.] cavity.