abdominal hernia


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Related to abdominal hernia: umbilical hernia, Ventral hernia, Abdominal pain

ab·dom·i·nal her·ni·a

a hernia protruding through or into any part of the abdominal wall.
Synonym(s): laparocele

abdominal hernia

n.
A hernia protruding through or into any part of the abdominal wall.

abdominal hernia

a hernia in which a loop of bowel protrudes through a defect in or weakened portion of the abdominal musculature, often through the site of an old surgical scar that has stretched and thinned. Also called ventral hernia. See also hernia.

abdominal hernia

A protrusion of loops of intestine, fat, or fibrous tissue through a defect or weakened region of the abdominal wall—e.g., an umbilical hernia.

abdominal hernia

Ventral hernia Surgery A protrusion of loops of intestine, fat, or fibrous tissue through a defect or weakened region of the abdominal wall–eg, an umbilical hernia

ab·dom·i·nal her·ni·a

(ab-dom'i-năl hĕr'nē-ă)
A hernia protruding through or into any part of the abdominal wall.
Synonym(s): laparocele.
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ABDOMINAL WALL HERNIA

abdominal hernia

A hernia through the abdominal wall.
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See also: hernia
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