haematocele

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haematocele

(ˈhɛmətəʊˌsiːl; ˈhiː-) or

hematocele

n
(Pathology) pathol a collection of blood in a body cavity, as in the space surrounding the testis; blood cyst
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Noun1.haematocele - swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis)
puffiness, swelling, lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
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In the literature, only a few cases of idiopathic, chronic haematoceles are reported.