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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.
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(Pathology) pathol an abnormal protrusion; hernia
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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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n. herniación, desarrollo de una hernia;
___ of nucleus pulposus___ del núcleo pulposo, prolapso o ruptura del disco intervertebral ___.
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KEYWORDS: Low back pain, Lumbar disc herniation, Pain, Spine, Spontaneous regression.
(3) The T11/12 is the most common site of herniation, due to the higher mobility of this region and a weakened posterior longitudinal ligament.
Thoracic disc herniation is a rare disease with an incidence of 1/1,000,000 per year (1).
Inguinal herniation of the ureter is a rare complication of inguinal hernias, with only about 140 cases reported as of 2009.
Internal herniation of the bowel through an unrecognized iatrogenic rent in the bladder wall is a rare but recognized complication.
Most common cause of radiculopathy under the age of fifty is intervertebral disc herniation. [2] Intervertebral discs are sandwiched between adjacent vertebrae and chronic degenerative changes in these discs make them susceptible to mechanical stress like heavy weight lifting, forward bending, falling which leads to herniation.
Abstract: Lateral body wall herniation with involvement of the oviduct was diagnosed in a female nanday conure (Aratinga nenday) and a female eclectus parrot (Eclectus roratus).
Theoretically, PELD can be used in lumbar intervertebral disc herniation of all segments including L5-S1.
Right-sided diaphragmatic rupture with partial herniation of the liver through diaphragmatic defect.
The incidence of lumbar disc herniation (LDH) has varied between studies [1-3].
'However, as a recovery effort for my condition experiencing lumbar central stenosis secondary and central disk herniation, I had to undergo a follow-up spinal surgery operation at Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul.