Definition of adenocele in English:

adenocele

noun

Medicine
rare
  • A solid or fluid-filled tumour formed by hyperplasia or neoplasia of glandular tissue. In later use also: an enlarged, fluid-filled lymph node.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek ἀδήν gland + -o- + ancient Greek κήλη tumour; coined by J. Birkett.

Pronunciation:

adenocele

/ˈadɪnə(ʊ)siːl//ˈad(ə)nə(ʊ)siːl/