hiatal

adjective
hi·​a·​tal | \ hī-ˈā-tᵊl How to pronounce hiatal (audio) \

Definition of hiatal

: of, relating to, or involving a hiatus

First Known Use of hiatal

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Hiatal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hiatal. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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hiatal

adjective
hi·​a·​tal | \ hī-ˈāt-ᵊl How to pronounce hiatal (audio) \

Medical Definition of hiatal

: of, relating to, or involving a hiatus the diaphragm's hiatal opening

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