Synonyms
Etymology

1. hernia

noun. ['ˈhɝːniːə'] rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes.

Synonyms

  • umbilical hernia
  • laparocele
  • diverticulum
  • rupture
  • vaginocele
  • hiatal hernia
  • herniation
  • keratocele
  • omphalocele
  • hiatus hernia
  • colpocele
  • exomphalos
  • inguinal hernia
  • eventration

Etymology

  • hernia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Diaphragmatic Hernia

  • hibernia

Example sentences of the word diaphragmatic-hernia


1. Noun Phrase
Shar-Peis and bulldogs are prone to diaphragmatic hernias, as are male dogs in general.

2. Noun Phrase
Radiographs of the chest and abdomen can diagnose diaphragmatic hernias.

3. Noun Phrase
A simple umbilical hernia has a better chance of a positive outcome than a traumatic diaphragmatic hernia.

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