infantile hernia

in·fan·tile her·ni·a

a hernia in which an intestinal loop descends behind the tunica vaginalis, having, therefore, three peritoneal layers in front of it.
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Although the cause of testicular cancer is unknown, intra-organismic suggestions include genetic factors, undescended testicles, and infantile hernia (Dearnaley et al., 2001).
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