Definition of Hiatal
1. hiatus [adj] - See also: hiatus
Medical Definition of Hiatal
1. Relating to a hiatus. (05 Mar 2000)
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hiatal
Literary usage of Hiatal
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery by Chevalier Jackson (1914)
"Personally, the author believes that it is only very rarely, if ever, that any spasm exists below the hiatal level, but in order to place the study on a ..."
2. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"The adult, nontraumatic, acquired form of a hiatal hernia concerns ... Sliding hiatal Hernia. This is by far the most frequent type of diaphragmatic hernia. ..."
3. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1906)
"The most familiar variety of hiatal fabric is that porphyritic fabric in which ... Another hiatal fabric which is the antithesis of the porphyritic is the ..."
4. Igneous Rocks: Composition, Texture and Classification, Description and by Joseph Paxson Iddings (1909)
"hiatal fabrics being those in which variations in the sizes of crystals are not in continuous ... The most familiar examples of hiatal fabrics are those of ..."
5. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy by Chevalier Jackson (1922)
"Régurgitation of food from the stomach is normally prevented by the hiatal muscular diaphragmatic closure (called by the author the "diaphragmatic ..."
6. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1920)
"Jackson was the first to call attention to the fact that the stenosis was situated at the hiatal esophagus and not at the cardia, and substituted the term, ..."
7. Bound for Good Health: A Collection of Age PagesMedical (1993)
"hiatal hernia is a condition in which part of the stomach slides up through the ... hiatal hernias are common after middle-age and rarely cause symptoms. ..."