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Related to internal hernia: external hernia
protrusion of an intraperitoneal viscus into a compartment or under a constricting band within the abdominal cavity.
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A hernia that occurs within the abdominal cavity. It may be intraperitoneal or retroperitoneal.
See also: hernia
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