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A swelling caused by blood collecting in a body cavity.
- ‘Sonography can be used to distinguish less serious injuries such as scrotal hematomas, hydroceles, and hematoceles from surgical emergencies such as testicular rupture.’
- ‘The diagnosis was haematocele, but no cause was found for the bleeding.’
- ‘Secondarily, the persistence of the hematocele induce an inflammatory response, that could explain the inflammatory syndrome as in our case.’
- ‘Here there is pelvic haematocele a result of tubal leak following tubal pregnancy.’
- ‘Both pyoceles and hematoceles contain multiple septae (membranous partitions) within the fluid collection.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.