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hematocolpos

Pronunciation: he'ma-to-kol'pos, hem'a-

Definition: An accumulation of menstrual blood in the vagina in consequence of imperforate hymen or other obstruction.

Synonym(s): retained menstruation

[hemato- + G. kolpos, vagina]

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