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

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  • 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

  • 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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  • cystocele — Hernia of the bladder usually into the vagina and introitus. SYN: vesicocele. [cysto + G. kele, hernia] * * * cys·to·cele sis tə .sēl n hernia of a bladder and esp. the urinary bladder: vesical hernia * * * n. prolapse of the base of the bladder… …   Medical dictionary

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