hysterocele

hysterocele

 [his´ter-o-sēl″]
hernia of the uterus.
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hys·ter·o·cele

(his'ter-ō-sēl),
1. An abdominal or perineal hernia containing all or part of the uterus.
2. Protrusion of uterine contents into a weakened, bulging area of uterine wall.
[hystero- + G. kēlē, hernia]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hys·ter·o·cele

(his'tĕr-ō-sēl)
1. An abdominal or perineal hernia containing part or all of the uterus.
2. Protrusion of uterine contents into a weakened, bulging area of uterine wall.
[hystero- + G. kēlē, hernia]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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