laparocele

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

laparo- +‎ -cele

Noun[edit]

laparocele (plural laparoceles)

  1. (medicine) A rupture or hernia in the lumbar regions.
    • 2013, Salvador Morales-Conde, Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair[1], page 442:
      As a matter of fact, even though there are several similarities with the problem related to secondary seromas in the laparoscopic surgery of inguinal hernias, especially of large direct hernias, the intraoperative treatment of the sac in laparocele shows different technical aspects and characteristics.