Medical Dictionary

incarceration

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noun in·car·cer·a·tion \ in-ˌkär-sə-ˈrā-shən \

medical Definition of incarceration

1 :a confining or state of being confined
2 :abnormal retention or confinement of a body part; specifically :a constriction of the neck of a hernial sac so that the hernial contents become irreducible


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