epiplocele

epiplocele

 [e-pip´lo-sēl]
omental hernia.
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e·pip·lo·cele

(e-pip'lō-sēl),
Rarely used term for hernia of the omentum.
[epiplo- + G. kēlē, hernia]
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epiplocele

(ĕ-pĭp′lō-sēl) [Gr. epiploon, omentum, + kele, tumor, swelling]
A hernia containing omentum.
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A case of intercostal hernia due to epiplocele was successfully treated in a heifer.
Hence, the case was diagnosed to be inguinal hysterocele complicated with open pyometra in the right side and suspected to be inguinal epiplocele in the left side.