pneumatocele etymology

English word pneumatocele comes from English -cele, English pneumato- (Pneumat- + -o-.)

Detailed word origin of pneumatocele

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cele English (eng) (possibly, nonstandard) Alternative form of -coel (“cavity”) (medicine) A hernia.. (medicine) A tumour.
pneumato- English (eng) Pneumat- + -o-.
pneumatocele English (eng) (medicine) A gaseous swelling, especially within the scrotum.. (medicine) A hernia or air-filled cyst within the lung.

Words with the same origin as pneumatocele

Descendants of -cele
adenocele amniocele blastocele bronchocele choledochocele encephalocele enterocele galactocele glossocele hepatocele keratocele laparocele lymphocele merocele mucocele omphalocele proctocele pseudocele rectocele spermatocele ureterocele urethrocele urocele varicocele
Descendants of pneumato-
pneumatocyst pneumatogram pneumatograph pneumatometer pneumatometry pneumatothorax