Skip to Content

physocele

Pronunciation: fi'so-sel

Definition:

  1. A circumscribed swelling due to the presence of gas.
  2. A hernial sac distended with gas.

[physo- + G. kele, tumor, hernia]

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide