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Medical Term:

hematocele

Pronunciation: he'ma-to-sel', hem'a-

Definition:

  1. Effusion of blood into a canal or a cavity of the body.
  2. Swelling due to effusion of blood into the tunica vaginalis testis.

Synonym(s): hemorrhagic cyst

[hemato- + G. kele, tumor]

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