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abdominal hernia
1. A hernia protruding through a defect or weakened portion of the abdominal wall.

An umbilical hernia is an example of a type of abdominal hernia or an abnormal protrusion of internal abdominal contents into a defect in the umbilical area which is common in the newborn child.

2. Any of various hernias (as an inguinal hernia, umbilical hernia, or spigelian hernia) in which an anatomical part; such as, a section of the intestine that protrudes through an opening, tear, or weakness in the abdominal wall musculature (a system or an arrangement of muscles in a body or a body part).
This entry is located in the following units: abdomin-, abdomino-, abdomen- (page 2) -al; -ial, -eal (page 2)