Definition of Acromphalus
1. Noun. Abnormal protrusion of the navel; sometimes the start of umbilical hernia.
Medical Definition of Acromphalus
1. Abnormal projection of the umbilicus. Origin: acro-+ G. Omphalos, umbilicus (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Acromphalus
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1. A Pocket medical dictionary: Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the ...by George Milbry Gould by George Milbry Gould (1920)
"acromphalus, ak-rom'-fal-us. I. The center of the navel. 2, The first stage of umbilical hernia, marked by pouting of the navel. ..."
2. Practitioner's medical dictionary by George Milbry Gould (1910)
"... (ak-ro-me-o-tho-ras'-ik) [acromion; f'-v'ic, thorax]. Relating to the shoulder and thorax. acromphalus (ak-rom'-fal-us) ..."