Definitions for hematocelehɪˈmæt əˌsil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hematocele, haematocele, hematocoele, haematocoele(noun)

    swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)


  1. hematocele(Noun)

    A swelling caused by the collection of blood in a cavity, especially of the membrane covering the testis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hematocele(noun)

    a tumor filled with blood

  2. Origin: [Hemato- + Gr. tumor: cf. F. hmatocle.]


  1. Hematocele

    A hematocele is a collection of blood in a body cavity. The term is generally used to refer to the collection of blood in the tunica vaginalis around the testicle. Hematoceles are often more painful than a hydrocele.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hematocele

    Hemorrhage into a canal or cavity of the body, such as the space covered by the serous membrane (tunica vaginalis) around the TESTIS leading to testicular hematocele or scrotal hematocele.

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