parietal hernia


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pa·ri·e·tal her·ni·a

a hernia in which only a portion of the wall of the intestine is engaged.

pa·ri·e·tal her·ni·a

(pă-rī'ĕ-tăl hĕr'nē-ă)
A hernia in which only a portion of the wall of the intestine is engaged.
Synonym(s): Littré hernia (1) , Richter hernia.

Littré,

Alexis, French anatomist, 1658-1726.
Littré glands - numerous mucous glands in the wall of the penile urethra. Synonym(s): glands of the male urethra
Littré hernia - a hernia in which only a portion of the wall of the intestine is engaged. Synonym(s): parietal hernia

Richter,

August G., German surgeon, 1742-1812.
Monro-Richter line - see under Monro, Alexander, Jr
Richter forceps
Richter hernia - a hernia in which only a portion of the wall of the intestine is engaged. Synonym(s): parietal hernia
Richter operation
Richter retractor
Richter scissors
Richter-Monro line - Synonym(s): Monro-Richter line