mu·​co·​cele ˈmyü-kə-ˌsēl How to pronounce mucocele (audio)
: a swelling like a sac that is due to distension of a hollow organ or cavity with mucus
a mucocele of the appendix
specifically : a dilated lacrimal sac

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“Mucocele.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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