cervical hydrocele

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cer·vi·cal hy·dro·cele

a cyst formed by secretion into a persistent duct or fissure of the neck; when it involves lymph channels, it is usually a lymphangioma.
Synonym(s): hydrocele colli
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cervical hydrocele

A hydrocele in the neck resulting from the accumulation of serous fluid in the persistent cervical duct or cleft.
See also: hydrocele
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Jean Pierre, French physician, 1768-1861.
Maunoir hydrocele - serous dilatation of cervical cleft, duct, or cervical lymph space. Synonym(s): cervical hydrocele
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Maunoir scissors
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