- protrusion of the abdominal viscera through an opening in the abdominal wall.
Origin of eventration
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- pathol protrusion of the bowel through the abdomen
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- Protrusion of the omentum or intestine through an opening in the abdominal wall.
- Removal of the contents of the abdominal cavity.
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