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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Rupture in smooth muscle tissue through which a bodily structure protrudes.

Usage examples (36)
  • He adds also: "Some doubt the propriety of using the term hernia for an inflation.
  • To heal the multi-cultural team hernia is to reconcile the nations.
  • Young could be activated May 8 if his hernia is sufficiently healed.
  • Larkin, limited to 44 games last season because of a groin pull and a "sports hernia," is showing no aftereffects. for more
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