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hernia
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Protrusion of tissue, structure, or part of an organ through the bone, muscular tissue, or the membrane by which it is normally contained. Hernia may involve tissues such as the abdominal wall or the respiratory diaphragm.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/752.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/752
Broader Term
pathological processes and conditions
Spanish
hernia
Term Number
752