eventration

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eventration

(ˌiːvɛnˈtreɪʃən)
n
(Pathology) pathol protrusion of the bowel through the abdomen
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Noun1.eventration - protrusion of the intestine through the abdominal wall
hernia, herniation - rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
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e·ven·tra·tion

1. n. eventración, protrusión de contenidos abdominales a través de una abertura en la pared abdominal;
2. una hernia.
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Autum was diagnosed with eventration of the diaphragm, in which all or part of the diaphragmatic muscle is replaced by fibroelastic tissue.