Cystocele definition

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Herniation of the urinary bladder through the wall of the vagina.
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A hernia of the urinary bladder into the vagina.
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Herniation of the urinary bladder through the wall of the vagina.
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(medicine) Hernial intrusion of the bladder into the vagina, resulting from tearing of the pubocervical fascia during childbirth and often accompanied by urethroceles.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cystocele
Plural:
cystoceles

Origin of cystocele

  • From French cystocèle, from Ancient Greek κύστις (kustis, “anatomical sac”)

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