vaginal hernia

vaginal hernia
herniation of intestine or a viscus into the vagina. Called also colpocele and vaginocele.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • posterior vaginal hernia — 1. downward protrusion of the pouch of Douglas, with its intestinal contents, between the posterior vaginal wall and the rectum. 2. enterocele …   Medical dictionary

  • hernia vaginal — hernia dentro de la vagina. Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010. hernia vaginal 1. hernia situada en la vagina. 2 …   Diccionario médico

  • hernia enquistada — hernia escrotal en la que el intestino envuelto por su saco penetra en la túnica vaginal, de modo que posee tres cubiertas peritoneales. Hernia de Astley Cooper o hernia de Hey. Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • vaginal — adjective of or relating to the vagina vaginal suppository • Pertains to noun: ↑vagina • Derivationally related forms: ↑vagina * * * I. ˈvajənəl, vəˈjīnəl adjective Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hernia — A general term referring to a protrusion of a tissue through the wall of the cavity in which it is normally contained. More specifically, a hernia often refers to an opening or weakness in the muscular structure of the wall of the abdomen. This… …   Medical dictionary

  • rectocele — noun protrusion or herniation of the rectum into the vagina; can occur if pelvic muscles are weakened by childbirth • Syn: ↑proctocele • Hypernyms: ↑colpocele, ↑vaginocele * * * ˈrektəˌsēl noun ( s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • colpocele — 1. A hernia projecting into the vagina. SYN: vaginocele. 2. SYN: colpoptosis. [colpo + G. kele, hernia] * * * col·po·cele (kolґpo sēl) [colpo + cele1] vaginal hernia …   Medical dictionary

  • vaginocele — SYN: colpocele (1). * * * vag·i·no·cele (vajґĭ no sēl″) [vagina + cele1] prolapse or falling of the vagina; called also colpoptosis, vaginal hernia, and vaginal prolapse …   Medical dictionary

  • elytro- — combining form see elytr * * * elytro comb. form of Gr. ἔλυτρον sheath, used = vagina in various medical terms, as † elytroˈcele, vaginal hernia. elytroˈplasty, the operation of closing a vesico vaginal fistulous opening by borrowing a flap from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • empiocele — acumulación de pus en el escroto, testículo o túnica vaginal. Hernia purulenta Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

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