ureterocele etymology

English word ureterocele comes from English -cele, English uretero- ((anatomy) ureter.)

Detailed word origin of ureterocele

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-cele English (eng) (possibly, nonstandard) Alternative form of -coel (“cavity”) (medicine) A hernia.. (medicine) A tumour.
uretero- English (eng) (anatomy) ureter.
ureterocele English (eng) (medicine) A congenital abnormality of the urinary bladder, in which the distal ureter balloons at its opening into the bladder, forming a pouch.

Words with the same origin as ureterocele

Descendants of -cele
adenocele amniocele blastocele bronchocele choledochocele encephalocele enterocele galactocele glossocele hepatocele keratocele laparocele lymphocele merocele mucocele omphalocele pneumatocele proctocele pseudocele rectocele spermatocele urethrocele urocele varicocele
Descendants of uretero-
ureterocystoplasty ureterolith ureterolysis ureteropathy ureteropelvic ureteropyeloscopy ureterorenal ureterorenoscopy ureterosigmoidostomy ureteroureterostomy ureterovaginal ureterovesical