complete hernia


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com·plete her·ni·a

an indirect inguinal hernia in which the contents extend into the tunica vaginalis.

complete hernia

Etymology: L, complere, to fill up, hernia, rupture
a hernia characterized by protrusion of the hernial sac and abdominal contents through the abdominal wall.

com·plete her·ni·a

(kŏm-plēt' hĕr'nē-ă)
An indirect inguinal hernia in which the contents extend into the tunica vaginalis.

complete hernia

A hernia in which the sac and its contents have passed through the aperture.
See also: hernia
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