Definition of Acromphalus

1. Noun. Abnormal protrusion of the navel; sometimes the start of umbilical hernia.

Generic synonyms: Abnormalcy, Abnormality



Medical Definition of Acromphalus

1. Abnormal projection of the umbilicus. Origin: acro-+ G. Omphalos, umbilicus (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acromphalus

acromikria
acromioclavicular
acromioclavicular disk
acromioclavicular dislocation
acromioclavicular joint
acromioclavicular ligament
acromioclavicular sprain
acromiocoracoid
acromiohumeral
acromion
acromion presentation
acromions
acromioscapular
acromiothoracic
acromiothoracic artery
acromphalus (current term)
acromyotonia
acromyotonus
acronarcotic
acronic
acronical
acronictionary
acronine
acronomic
acronycal
acronycally
acronychal
acronyctous
acronym
acronymic

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) ..."

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