incisional hernia

[ĭn-sĭzhə-nəl]

n.

A hernia occurring through an incision or scar.

Nearby words

  1. incised,
  2. incised wound,
  3. incisiform,
  4. incision,
  5. incision biopsy,
  6. incisive,
  7. incisive bone,
  8. incisive canal,
  9. incisive foramen,
  10. incisive fossa


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