What is another word for hernia?

Pronunciation: [hˈɜːniə] (IPA)

Hernia describes a condition where an internal organ or tissue pushes through a weakened muscle in the abdomen or groin area. There are various synonyms for hernia, such as a bulge, rupture, or a protrusion. A hernia can be classified by its location, such as inguinal hernia, femoral hernia, or umbilical hernia. Other synonyms for hernia depending on its type may include hiatal hernia, incisional hernia, and sports hernia. Symptoms of a hernia may include pain, swelling, and discomfort in the affected area. Early intervention is essential to prevent complications, and a doctor should be consulted if any possible hernia symptoms are experienced.

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What are the hypernyms for Hernia?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Hernia?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for hernia (as nouns)

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Usage examples for Hernia

Inspection of the abdomen will show if there is any hernia.
"Boating"
W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
The back is somewhat humped, arching at the waist-line, while the abdomen protrudes like a balloon, with a hernia, often, at the navel.
"The Glands Regulating Personality"
Louis Berman, M.D.
The animal lies down on the side where the hernia exists and stretches out his hind feet in a backward direction.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle"
U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler

Famous quotes with Hernia

  • The Constitution of the United States of America, Article V, Section 1: "There shall be a National Anthem containing incomprehensible words and a high note that normal humans cannot hit without risk of hernia."
    Dave Barry

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