umbilical hernia

noun Pathology.

a hernia of the umbilicus.

Nearby words

  1. umberto i,
  2. umberto ii,
  3. umbilical,
  4. umbilical artery,
  5. umbilical cord,
  6. umbilical ligament,
  7. umbilical region,
  8. umbilical ring,
  9. umbilical vein,
  10. umbilical vesicle Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for umbilical hernia

umbilical hernia


A hernia in which part of the intestine protrudes through the abdominal wall under the skin at the umbilicus.exomphalos

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