herniation(redirected from Cerebral herniation)
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Related to Cerebral herniation: Tonsillar herniation, Uncal herniation, tentorial herniation, Herniation of the brain
intr.v. her·ni·at·ed, her·ni·at·ing, her·ni·ates
To protrude through an abnormal bodily opening.
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(Pathology) pathol an abnormal protrusion; hernia
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|Noun||1.||herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes|
rupture - state of being torn or burst open
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
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n. herniación, desarrollo de una hernia;
___ of nucleus pulposus → ___ del núcleo pulposo, prolapso o ruptura del disco intervertebral ___.
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