glossocele etymology

English word glossocele comes from English glosso- (Gloss- + -o-.), English -cele

Detailed word origin of glossocele

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
glosso- English (eng) Gloss- + -o-.
-cele English (eng) (possibly, nonstandard) Alternative form of -coel (“cavity”) (medicine) A hernia.. (medicine) A tumour.
glossocele English (eng) Swelling or edema of the tongue, with consequent extrusion of the organ.

Words with the same origin as glossocele

Descendants of glosso-
glossalgia glossitis glossodynia glossoepiglottic glossograph glossographer glossokinetic glossolalic glossonym glossopalatine glossopharyngeal glossopharynx glossophile glossophilia glossophobia glossoplegia glossopoeia glossotomy
Descendants of -cele
adenocele amniocele blastocele bronchocele choledochocele encephalocele enterocele galactocele hepatocele keratocele laparocele lymphocele merocele mucocele omphalocele pneumatocele proctocele pseudocele rectocele spermatocele ureterocele urethrocele urocele varicocele