Meaning of “hernia” in the English Dictionary

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"hernia" in British English

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hernianoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhɜː.ni.ə/ us /ˈhɝː.ni.ə/

a medical condition in which an organ pushes through the muscle which surrounds it

(Definition of “hernia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hernianoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɜr·ni·ə/

a medical condition in which part of an organ, such as the intestines, pushes through a layer of muscle that encloses it

(Definition of “hernia” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)