hernia knife

her·ni·a knife

a slender bladed knife, with short cutting edge, for dividing the constricting tissues at the mouth of the hernial sac.
Synonym(s): herniotome
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her·ni·a knife

(hĕr'nē-ă nīf)
A knife with a slender blade that has a short cutting edge, for dividing the constricting tissues at the mouth of the hernial sac.
Synonym(s): herniotome.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012