Definitions for hematocelehɪˈmæt əˌsil

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

he•mat•o•celehɪˈmæt əˌsil(n.)

  1. hemorrhage into a cavity, as the cavity surrounding the testis.

    Category: Pathology

  2. such a cavity.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of hematocele:

1720–30

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)

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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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