bubonocele definition

  • noun:
    • An inguinal hernia, especially of the incomplete variety in which the hernial pouch descends only as far as the groin, forming a swelling there like a bubo.
    • An inguinal hernia; esp. that partial variety where the hernial pouch descends just in terms of the groin, creating a swelling here like a bubo.
    • In pathology, inguinal hernia or rupture: often restricted to an oblique inguinal hernia which has perhaps not passed the exterior ring, but occupies the inguinal channel.

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