Cele



a combining form meaning “tumor,” used in the formation of compound words:
variocele.
variant of -coele:
blastocele.
a combining form meaning “cavity,” used in the formation of compound words:
coelenteron.
Historical Examples

combining form
tumour or hernia: hydrocele
prefix
indicating a cavity within a body or a hollow organ or part: coelacanth, coelenterate, coelenteron

-cele 1
suff.
Tumor; hernia: cystocele.

-cele 2
suff.
Variant of -coel.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Coel-

    a combining form meaning “cavity,” used in the formation of compound words: coelenteron. prefix indicating a cavity within a body or a hollow organ or part: coelacanth, coelenterate, coelenteron

  • Celebes

    former name of Sulawesi. Historical Examples noun the English name for Sulawesi old name for modern Sulawesi (which itself might be a native corruption of Celebes) in Indonesia, first used by Portuguese, 1512, perhaps from Os Célebres “the famous ones,” a name given by navigators to the dangerous capes on the island’s northeast coast.



  • Celeb

    a celebrity. Contemporary Examples noun (informal) a celebrity n. colloquial shortening of celebrity “celebrated person,” by 1908, American English. noun A hobo or a migrant worker (1890s+ Hoboes) A prostitute (1535+) The vulva; pussy (1730s+) A woman who, often subtly, attacks and denigrates other women; a spiteful and malicious woman: Dorothy Parker was a super […]

  • Celebes-sea

    an arm of the Pacific Ocean, N of Sulawesi and S of the Philippines. noun the part of the Pacific Ocean between Sulawesi, Borneo, and Mindanao



Disclaimer: Cele definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.