hydrocolpos


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hydrocolpos

 [hi″dro-kol´pos]
collection of watery fluid in the vagina.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

hy·dro·col·po·cele

, hydrocolpos (hī'drō-kol'pō-sēl, -kol'pos),
Accumulation of mucus or other nonsanguineous fluid in the vagina.
[hydro- + G. kolpos, bosom (vagina)]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hy·dro·col·po·cele

, hydrocolpos (hī'drō-kol'pō-sēl, -kol'pos)
Accumulation of mucus or other nonsanguineous fluid in the vagina.
[hydro- + G. kolpos, bosom (vagina)]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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