mucocele

noun
mu·​co·​cele | \ ˈmyü-kə-ˌsēl How to pronounce mucocele (audio) \

Medical Definition of mucocele

: 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mucocele. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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