herniation

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her·ni·ate

 (hûr′nē-āt′)
intr.v. her·ni·at·ed, her·ni·at·ing, her·ni·ates
To protrude through an abnormal bodily opening.

her′ni·a′tion n.
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herniation

(ˌhɜːnɪˈeɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol an abnormal protrusion; hernia
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudesherniation - 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
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Translations
herniace

her·ni·a·tion

n. herniación, desarrollo de una hernia;
___ of nucleus pulposus___ del núcleo pulposo, prolapso o ruptura del disco intervertebral ___.
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Rapid progression of traumatic bifrontal contusions to transtentorial herniation: a case report.
Brainstem hemorrhage in descending transtentorial herniation (Duret hemorrhage).
Results are often nonspecific and neurologic decline as well as transtentorial herniation after lumbar puncture has been well documented and can lead to fatal consequences [4, 7, 8].