bu·​bon·​o·​cele b(y)ü-ˈbän-ə-ˌsēl How to pronounce bubonocele (audio)
: an inguinal hernia
especially : a hernia in which the hernial pouch descends only as far as the groin and forms a swelling there like a bubo

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“Bubonocele.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bubonocele. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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