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Meaning of HERNIATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes
 

HERNIATION is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hernia
 
 See Also: colpocele, diaphragmatic hernia, diverticulum, eventration, exomphalos, hiatal hernia, hiatus hernia, inguinal hernia, keratocele, laparocele, omphalocele, rupture, umbilical hernia, vaginocele

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Extrusion of the semisolid central nucleus pulposus through a defect in the containing annulus fibrosus of an intervertebral disc.
 

 

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