Translation: from english

hiˌatus ˈhernia

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  • 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

  • strangulated — Constricted so as to prevent sufficient passage of air, as through the trachea, or to cut off venous return and/or arterial flow so as to compromise viability, as in the case of a hernia. [L. strangulo, pp. atus, to choke, fr. G. strangaloo, to… …   Medical dictionary

  • incarcerated — Confined; imprisoned; trapped. [L. in, in, + carcero, pp. atus, to imprison, fr. carcer, prison] * * * in·car·cer·at·ed in kär sə .rāt əd adj of a hernia constricted but not strangulated * * * adj. confined or constricted so as to be immovable:… …   Medical dictionary

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