Definition of Umbilical hernia

1. Noun. Protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth.

Exact synonyms: Omphalocele
Generic synonyms: Hernia, Herniation

Definition of Umbilical hernia

1. Noun. (pathology) A hernia at the site of the umbilicus. ¹

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Medical Definition of Umbilical hernia

1. An abnormal protrusion of internal abdominal contents into a defect in the umbilical area. Common in the newborn, but usually resolves by age two. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Umbilical Hernia

umbeschews
umbeset
umbethink
umbethinking
umbilic
umbilical
umbilical arteries
umbilical artery
umbilical cord
umbilical cyst
umbilical duct
umbilical fissure
umbilical fistula
umbilical fossa
umbilical fungus
umbilical hernia (current term)
umbilical hernias
umbilical notch
umbilical part of left branch of portal vein
umbilical prevesical fascia
umbilical region
umbilical ring
umbilical souffle
umbilical vein
umbilical veins
umbilical vesicle
umbilicals
umbilicate
umbilicated
umbilicated cataract

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