Examples of hernia in a Sentence
He was treated for hernia.
Recent Examples of hernia from the Web
Avril, coming off sports hernia surgery, also remains absent.
Duane Warner received a voucher in 2010 after surgery for a hernia ended his construction career.
The socket cell anchors the scale to the membrane of the insects’ wing; the scale cell pokes through the insect’s wing surface like a hernia.
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Origin and Etymology of hernia
Latin — more at yarn
First Known Use: 14th century
HERNIA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hernia for English Language Learners
medical : a painful condition in which an organ (such as the intestine) pushes through the muscles that are around it
Medical Definition of hernia
herniae\-nē-ˌē, -nē-ˌī\play play
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