Definitions for hematocelehɪˈmæt əˌsil
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hematocele, haematocele, hematocoele, haematocoele(noun)
swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
A swelling caused by the collection of blood in a cavity, especially of the membrane covering the testis
a tumor filled with blood
Origin: [Hemato- + Gr. tumor: cf. F. hmatocle.]
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.
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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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