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her·ni·ate

verb \ˈhər-nē-ˌāt\
her·ni·at·edher·ni·at·ing

Definition of HERNIATE

intransitive verb
:  to protrude through an abnormal body opening :  rupture <a herniated intervertebral disk>
her·ni·a·tion \ˌhər-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of HERNIATE

circa 1922

Rhymes with HERNIATE

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her·ni·ate

intransitive verb \ˈhər-nē-ˌāt\   (Medical Dictionary)
her·ni·at·edher·ni·at·ing

Medical Definition of HERNIATE

: to protrude through an abnormal body opening : rupture <herniated intravertebral disks>

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