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hematocolpometra

Pronunciation: he'ma-to-kol'po-me'tra

Definition: Accumulation of blood in the uterus and vagina resulting from an imperforate hymen or other lower vaginal obstruction.

[hemato- + G. kolpos, vagina, + metra, womb]

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