herniate

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verb her·ni·ate \ˈhər-nē-ˌāt\

Definition of herniate

herniated

;

herniating

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

herniation

play \ˌhər-nē-ˈā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of herniate

circa 1922


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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