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Tumor; hernia: cystocele.
[From Greek kēlē, tumor.]
Variant of -coel.
n combining form
(Pathology) tumour or hernia: hydrocele.
[from Greek kēlē tumour]
a combining form meaning “herniation, hemorrhage”: hydrocele.
[comb. form representing Greek kḗlē a tumor; akin to Old English hēala hydrocele]