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strangulated hernia


from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a hernia so tightly compressed in some part of the channel through which it has been protruded as to arrest its circulation, and produce swelling of the protruded part. It may occur in recent or chronic hernia, but is more common in the latter.
  • adj. See under Hernia.


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