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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To protrude through an abnormal body opening.

Usage examples (22)
  • And if it swells with -- with the skull in place, it will just what we call herniate, move down into the spinal canal.
  • The brain has nowhere to swell; and if it swells with the skull in place, it'll just -- what we call herniate, move down into the spinal canal and that can cause death.
  • The Gauss curve will herniate toward the excellent.
  • ROBERTS: You know, you can probably herniate your finger if you try to do that. for more
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