Bubonocele

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bubonocele (Med) An inguinal hernia; esp. that incomplete variety in which the hernial pouch descends only as far as the groin, forming a swelling there like a bubo.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bubonocele In pathology, inguinal hernia or rupture: often restricted to an oblique inguinal hernia which has not passed the external ring, but occupies the inguinal canal.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. boubw`n groin + tumor: cf. F. bubonocèle,

Usage

In literature:

Hernia that does not descend into the scrotum he calls bubonocele.
"Old-Time Makers of Medicine" by James J. Walsh
Bubonocele, complete and scrotal varieties in the male.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
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