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herniate

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verb her·ni·ate \ˈhər-nē-ˌāt\

Definition of herniate

herniatedherniating

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to protrude through an abnormal body opening :  rupture <a herniated intervertebral disk>

herniation play \ˌhər-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun


Circa 1922

First Known Use of herniate

circa 1922

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Medical Dictionary

herniate

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intransitive verb her·ni·ate \ˈhər-nē-ˌāt\

Medical Definition of herniate

herniated; herniating

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




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "herniate"


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