Translation: from english

Hernia, hiatus

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  • Hernia, hiatus — Protrusion of the stomach up into the opening normally occupied by the esophagus in the diaphragm, the great dome of muscle that separates the thoracic (chest) cavity from the abdomen. Normally, the esophagus passes down through the chest,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hernia — Classification and external resources Frontal chest X ray showing a hernia of Morgagni ICD 10 K …   Wikipedia

  • Hiatus hernia — Ventricular hernia Classification and external resources ICD 10 K44, Q40.1 …   Wikipedia

  • Hernia — A general term referring to a protrusion of a tissue through the wall of the cavity in which it is normally contained. More specifically, a hernia often refers to an opening or weakness in the muscular structure of the wall of the abdomen. This… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hiatus hernia — Protrusion of the stomach up into the opening normally occupied by the esophagus in the diaphragm, the great dome of muscle that separates the thoracic (chest) cavity from the abdomen. Normally, the esophagus passes down through the chest,… …   Medical dictionary

  • hernia — n. the protrusion of an organ or tissue out of the body cavity in which it normally lies. An inguinal hernia (or rupture) occurs in the lower abdomen; a sac of peritoneum, containing fat or part of the bowel, bulges through a weak part (inguinal… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hiatus hernia — noun hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm • Syn: ↑hiatal hernia, ↑diaphragmatic hernia • Hypernyms: ↑hernia, ↑herniation * * * hiˌatus ˈhernia 7 [hiatus hernia] …   Useful english dictionary

  • hernia — hernial, adj. /herr nee euh/, n., pl. hernias, herniae / nee ee /. Pathol. the protrusion of an organ or tissue through an opening in its surrounding walls, esp. in the abdominal region. Cf. hiatus hernia, strangulated hernia. [1350 1400; ME < L …   Universalium

  • Hiatus — An opening, as in the diaphragm. When there is an unusually wide opening in the diaphragm, there can be a hiatus (or hiatal) hernia. In Latin an hiatus is an opening, gaping mouth, or chasm. It is derived from the verb hiare meaning to gape or… …   Medical dictionary

  • hernia — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ hiatus ▪ sports (AmE) VERB + HERNIA ▪ have, suffer from ▪ repair HERNI …   Collocations dictionary

  • hiatus hernia — noun see hiatal hernia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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