eventration

noun
even·​tra·​tion | \ ˌē-ˌven-ˈtrā-shən How to pronounce eventration (audio) \

Medical Definition of eventration

: protrusion of abdominal organs through the abdominal wall

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“Eventration.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/eventration. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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