Definition for BU'BON-O-CELE

BU'BON-O-CELE, n. [Gr. βουβων, the groin, and κηλη, a tumor.]

Hernia inguinalis, or inguinal rupture; a tumor in the groin, formed by a prolapsus of the intestines or omentum, or both, through the processes of the peritoneum and rings of the abdominal muscles. – Encyc.

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