-cele

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See also: cele, celé, cèle, céle, and célé

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek κήλη (kḗlē, tumour”; especially “hernia) (cognate to Serbo-Croatian кила (hernia)).

Suffix[edit]

-cele

  1. (medicine) A tumour.
  2. (medicine) A hernia.

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Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See -coel.

Suffix[edit]

-cele

  1. (possibly nonstandard) Alternative form of -coel (cavity)

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κήλη (kḗlē, tumour, hernia).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-cele f

  1. (pathology) -cele (forms the names of tumours and hernias)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (forming the name of tumours): -oma