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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.


vb (intr)
(Pathology) pathol to protrude as a hernia


(ˈhɜr niˌeɪt)

v.i. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to protrude abnormally so as to constitute a hernia.
her`ni•a′tion, n.
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Although CT can clearly identify bony defects with the aid of a bone algorithm, it cannot as easily distinguish herniating brain tissue from mucosal thickening, a retention cyst, or a potential aneurysm of a dehiscent cavernous carotid artery.
He slammed into the mat in a backward C, herniating two vertebrae in his lower back.
The figure (B) illustrates the protrusion of polyps herniating through the middle meatus, displacing both the middle turbinate and the uncinate process.