Definition of mucocele in English:

mucocele

(also mucocoele)

noun

Medicine
  • A mucus-filled cyst, cyst-like structure, or cavity, most commonly resulting from obstruction in a lacrimal or salivary gland, the vermiform appendix, or a paranasal sinus.

Origin

Early 19th century. From muco- + -cele. Compare French mucocèle.

Pronunciation

mucocele

/ˈmjuːkə(ʊ)siːl/