Definition of Haematocele

1. Noun. Swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity (especially a swelling of the membrane covering the testis).

Exact synonyms: Haematocoele, Hematocele, Hematocoele
Generic synonyms: Lump, Puffiness, Swelling

Definition of Haematocele

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of hematocele) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Haematocele

1. An effusion of blood into a cavity, especially into the tunica vaginalis testis. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Haematocele

haematinic principle
haematinics
haematinometer
haematinometers
haematinometric
haematinon
haematins
haematite
haematites
haematitic
haemato-
haematobilia
haematobium
haematoblast
haematoblasts
haematocephaly
haematochezia
haematochlorin
haematochrome
haematochyluria
haematocoele
haematocrit
haematocrits
haematocrya
haematocryal
haematocrystallin
haematocyst

Literary usage of Haematocele

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Diseases of Women: A Manual for Physicians and Students by Heinrich Fritsch (1883)
"Since Nelaton had described haematocele as an intraperitoneal accu- ... For post-mortem results of haematocele are very seldom published. ..."

2. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1869)
"... passage of blood from the bowels, I have come to the conclusion that retro-uterine haematocele is by no means so rare a disease as most authors suppose. ..."

3. Transactions of the Obstetrical Society of London: Vol. I-XLIX, for the Year by Obstetrical Society of London (1903)
"ENCYSTED haematocele, with a fibrous sac clasping the ostium, and independent of, though perhaps ... haematocele), was first described by Sänger and Taylor. ..."

4. Clinical Memoirs on the Diseases of Women: By G. Bernutz and E. Goupil by Gustave Louis Richard Bernutz, Jean Ernest Goupil, Alfred Meadows, New Sydenham Society (1866)
"The existence of this second variety of haematocele is far from being proved. It rests entirely on two cases which were very briefly reported by MA Tardieu ..."

5. Obstetrics, Normal and Operative by George Peaslee Shears (1916)
"Posterior haematocele. palpation of the posterior cul dc sac may reveal some tension resistance to the examining finger, but no distinct tumor formation. ..."

6. A Practical treatise on the diseases of the testis, and of the spermatic by Thomas Blizard Curling (1878)
"Gosselin in 18511 made known some interesting observations on the pathological changes in haematocele, in which he dissented from the commonly received ..."

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