splanchnocele


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splanchnocele

 [splangk´no-sēl]
hernial protrusion of a viscus.

splanch·no·cele

(splangk'nō-sēl),
1. The primitive body cavity or celom in the embryo.
2. Hernia of any of the abdominal viscera.

splanchnocele

/splanch·no·cele/ (splangk´no-sēl) hernial protrusion of a viscus.

splanchnocele

[splangk′nōsēl′]
Etymology: Gk, splanchna, viscera, kele, hernia
hernial protrusion of any abdominal viscera. See also splanchnocoele.

splanch·no·cele

(splangk'nō-sēl)
1. The primordial body cavity or celom in the embryo.
2. Hernia of any of the abdominal viscera.
[G. koilos, hollow]

splanchnocele

hernial protrusion of a viscus. The portion of the embryonic body cavity from which the abdominal, pericardial and pleural cavities are formed.