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Related to complete hernia: interstitial hernia
an indirect inguinal hernia in which the contents extend into the tunica vaginalis.
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.
A hernia in which the sac and its contents have passed through the aperture.
See also: hernia