Definition of Herniation

1. Noun. Rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes.




Definition of Herniation

1. Noun. The formation of a hernia. ¹

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Definition of Herniation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Herniation

1. Bulging of tissue through an opening in a membrane, muscle or bone. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Herniation

hernia of the broad ligament of the uterus
hernia repair
hernia uteri inguinale
herniae
hernial
hernial aneurysm
hernial sac
hernias
herniate
herniated
herniated disc
herniated disk
herniated nucleus pulposus
herniates
herniating
herniation (current term)
herniation of nucleus pulposus
herniations
hernio-
hernioenterotomy
herniography
hernioid
herniolaparotomy
hernioplasty
herniopuncture
herniorrhaphy
herniotome
herniotomies
herniotomy
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Literary usage of Herniation

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1. Brain Abscess: Its Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic by Wells Phillips Eagleton (1922)
"While moderate herniation of the brain occurs immediately upon incision of the dura, in my experience the excessive uncontrollable herniation associated ..."

2. Manual of Neuro-surgery by United States Surgeon-General's Office (1919)
"This tendency toward herniation is the direct result of an increase in intracranial ... The process of swelling and especially herniation is considered by ..."

3. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1917)
"Now then, prolapse of the organs is a herniation; that herniation will take place by reason of the upper structures being weak, by reason of the pelvic ..."

4. Review of Neurology and Psychiatry (1905)
"He tells of relief to symptoms of intra-cranial tension brought about by spontaneous herniation of the brain, or by separation of the sutures, ..."

5. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"Defective collagen synthesis in inguinal herniation. ... Metastatic emphysema: a mechanism for acquiring inguinal herniation. Ann Surg 1991;194:270-8. ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"... through compression of the nerve root, causes severe pain in herniation of the inter- vertebral disk, the condition commonly referred to as slipped disk ..."

7. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"... of Occurrence of Degenerative Joint Disease and herniation of the Nucleus ... Females (n = l08) 27 3l 25 herniation of nucleus pulposus Males (n = 91) ..."

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