Etymology
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cystocele (n.)

"hernia or rupture formed by protrusion of the bladder," 1811, from French cystocèle, from Latinized form of Greek kystis "bladder" (which is of unknown origin) + kele "tumor, rupture, hernia" (see -cele).

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Definitions of cystocele

cystocele (n.)
hernia in which the urinary bladder protrudes through the wall of the vagina; sometimes occurs after childbirth;
Synonyms: colpocystocele
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