-cele

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-cele 1

suff.
Tumor; hernia: cystocele.

[From Greek kēlē, tumor.]

-cele 2

suff.
Variant of -coel.

-cele

n combining form
(Pathology) tumour or hernia: hydrocele.
[from Greek kēlē tumour]

-cele

a combining form meaning “herniation, hemorrhage”: hydrocele.
[comb. form representing Greek kḗlē a tumor; akin to Old English hēala hydrocele]