myocele

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myocele

 [mi´o-sēl]
hernia of muscle through its sheath.
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my·o·cele

(mī'ō-sēl),
1. Protrusion of muscle substance through a tear in its sheath.
2. The small cavity that appears in somites. Synonym(s): somite cavity
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my·o·cele

(mī'ō-sēl)
1. Protrusion of muscle substance through a tear in its sheath.
2. The small cavity that appears in somites.
[myo- + G. kēlē, hernia]
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