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inguinal hernia

noun Pathology.
  1. a common type of hernia in which a loop of the intestine protrudes directly through a weak area of the abdominal wall in the groin region.
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inguinal hernia in Medicine

inguinal hernia

n.
  1. A hernia into the inguinal canal.
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