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her·ni·a

 (hûr′nē-ə)
n. pl. her·ni·as or her·ni·ae (-nē-ē′)
The protrusion of an organ or other bodily structure through the wall that normally contains it; a rupture.

[Middle English, from Latin; see gherə- in Indo-European roots.]

her′ni·al adj.

hernia

(ˈhɜːnɪə)
n, pl -nias or -niae (-nɪˌiː)
(Pathology) the projection of an organ or part through the lining of the cavity in which it is normally situated, esp the protrusion of intestine through the front wall of the abdominal cavity. It is caused by muscular strain, injury, etc. Also called: rupture
[C14: from Latin]
ˈhernial adj
ˈherniˌated adj

her•ni•a

(ˈhɜr ni ə)

n., pl. -ni•as, -ni•ae (-niˌi)
the protrusion of an organ or tissue through an opening in its surrounding walls, esp. in the abdominal region.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: a rupture; akin to hīra gut; see haruspex]
her′ni•al, adj.

her·ni·a

(hûr′nē-ə)
A condition in which an organ or other structure of the body protrudes through an abnormal opening in the body structure that normally contains it.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hernia - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudeshernia - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
rupture - state of being torn or burst open
colpocele, vaginocele - hernia projecting into the vagina
diverticulum - a herniation through the muscular wall of a tubular organ (especially the colon)
eventration - protrusion of the intestine through the abdominal wall
exomphalos - an umbilical hernia at birth in which some abdominal organs push into the umbilical cord
diaphragmatic hernia, hiatal hernia, hiatus hernia - hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm
inguinal hernia - hernia in which a loop of intestine enters the inguinal canal; the most common type of hernia in males
keratocele - hernia of the cornea
laparocele - hernia through the abdomen
omphalocele, umbilical hernia - protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth
Translations
kýla
brok
tyrä
bruh
sérv
ヘルニア
헤르니아
bråck
โรคไส้เลื่อน
chứng sa ruột

hernia

[ˈhɜːnɪə] N (hernias or herniae (pl)) [ˈhɜːnɪˌiː] (Med) → hernia f

hernia

[ˈhɜːrniə] nhernie f

hernia

n(Eingeweide)bruch m, → Hernie f (spec)

hernia

[ˈhɜːnɪə] nernia

hernia

فَتْق kýla brok Hernie κήλη hernia tyrä hernie bruh ernia ヘルニア 헤르니아 hernia brokk przepuklina hérnia грыжа bråck โรคไส้เลื่อน fıtık chứng sa ruột

her·ni·a

n. hernia, protrusión anormal de un órgano o víscera a través de la cavidad que la contiene;
cystic ______ cística;
femoral ___femoral, que se protruye dentro del canal femoral;
hiatus ______ hiatal, a través del hiato esofágico del diafragma;
incarcerated ______ incarcerada, gen. causada por adherencias;
inguinal ______ inguinal, de una víscera con protrusión en la ingle o el escroto;
lumbar ______ lumbar, protrusión en la región lumbar;
reducible ______ reducible, que puede tratarse por manipulación;
scrotal ______ escrotal;
sliding ______ por deslizamiento, de una víscera intestinal;
strangulated ______ estrangulada, que obstruye los intestinos;
umbilical ______ umbilical;
ventral ______ ventral, protrusión a través de la pared abdominal.
V. cuadro en la página 143.

hernia

n hernia; femoral — hernia femoral or crural; hiatal — hernia hiatal or de hiato; incarcerated — hernia incarcerada; incisional — eventración f, hernia incisional; inguinal — hernia inguinal; reducible — hernia reductible or reducible, hernia simple; strangulated — hernia estrangulada; umbilical — hernia umbilical
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Evah Mary Roughead, from Gateshead, was just three days old when she passed away in July with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH).
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