urocele etymology

English word urocele comes from English uro-, English -cele

Detailed word origin of urocele

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
uro- English (eng) Urine; relating to urine and the urinary system. Tail.. Urochord or the Urochordata; having a tail.
-cele English (eng) (possibly, nonstandard) Alternative form of -coel (“cavity”) (medicine) A hernia.. (medicine) A tumour.
urocele English (eng) (medicine) A swelling of the scrotum due to extravasation of urine into it.

Words with the same origin as urocele

Descendants of uro-
bromouracil thiouracil uranalysis urochrome urocyst urogastric urogenital urogram urogynaecology urogynecological urogynecologist urology uropatagium uropathologist uropathy urophile uropod uropyloric urorrhea uroscopy urosome urosternite urotoxic urotoxic coefficient uroxanthin
Descendants of -cele
adenocele amniocele blastocele bronchocele choledochocele encephalocele enterocele galactocele glossocele hepatocele keratocele laparocele lymphocele merocele mucocele omphalocele pneumatocele proctocele pseudocele rectocele spermatocele ureterocele urethrocele varicocele