Definition of Cystocele

1. Noun. Hernia in which the urinary bladder protrudes through the wall of the vagina; sometimes occurs after childbirth.

Exact synonyms: Colpocystocele
Generic synonyms: Colpocele, Vaginocele

Definition of Cystocele

1. n. Hernia in which the urinary bladder protrudes; vesical hernia.

Definition of Cystocele

1. Noun. (medicine) Hernial intrusion of the bladder into the vagina, resulting from tearing of the pubocervical fascia during childbirth and often accompanied by urethroceles. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cystocele

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Medical Definition of Cystocele

1. A condition where the bladder herniates into the vaginal canal. This usually results in stress incontinence. This condition is seen with increased frequency with aging and multiparity. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cystocele

cystistaxis
cystitic
cystitides
cystitis
cystitis colli
cystitis cystica
cystitis glandularis
cystlike
cysto-
cystoadenoma
cystoblast
cystoblasts
cystocarcinoma
cystocarp
cystocarps
cystoceles
cystocentesis
cystochromoscopy
cystocolostomy
cystocyte
cystoduodenal ligament
cystoduodenostomy
cystoenterostomy
cystoepiplocele
cystoepithelioma
cystofibroma
cystogastrostomy
cystogram

Literary usage of Cystocele

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"(6) The site of the cystocele is strengthened by an additional layer of fascia: that ... The crest of the cystocele is grasped by a tissue forceps and a ..."

2. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1917)
"In the mild cases of slight cystocele with descensus, the operation of Stoltz, ... In spite of these additional operations, the cystocele and descensus ..."

3. A Practical treatise on the diseases of women by Theodore Gaillard Thomas (1868)
"cystocele, or vesico-vaginal hernia, consists of descent of the bladder towards the ... It is an interesting question whether cystocele is ever the cause ..."

4. Coulson on the Diseases of the Bladder and Prostate Gland by William Coulson (1881)
"Even Pott himself once cut into a cystocele through mistake. Calculi may, likewise, be found in cases of cystocele in the female. ..."

5. Urology: Diseases of the Urinary Organs, Diseases of the Male Genital Organs by Edward Loughborough Keyes (1917)
"As extra peritoneal cystocele is met with only in direct inguinal herniae, it is in this class of cases that cystocele is to be looked for. ..."

6. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"cystocele.—A large cystocele which produces inversion of the vagina ... An ordinary cystocele may be remedied for the time being by evacuating the bladder ..."

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