He was afraid he had a hernia (which is common, with all the yelling they do).
Herniol′ogy, the branch of surgery which treats of ruptures; Herniot′omy, the operation of cutting for hernia.
In respect to the introsusception and hernia, see Ileus, Class I. 3.
Your physician will tell you that hernia (rupture) is a muscular weakness in the abdominal wall.
hernia—Rupture which permits a part of the bowels to protrude.
Like the traps peddled by the quacks who pose as hernia "Specialists."
Chauliac discussed operations for hernia very conservatively.
On the other hand, uterine injuries are practically unknown in young girls and hernia is very rare.
Then wait till you see him cut for calculus, or perform for hernia.
In reality they were the convolutions of a hernia containing the posterior ends of both cerebral hemispheres.
hernia her·ni·a (hûr'nē-ə)
n. pl. her·ni·as
The protrusion of an organ or other bodily structure through the wall that normally contains it.